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Five Black Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Five Black Faculty Members Appointed to New Posts

Taking on new roles are Andre Churchwell at Vanderbilt University, Daphne Bernard at Howard University, Ermias Kebreab of the University of California, Davis, Shontavia Johnson at Drake University in Iowa, and T. Elon Dancy II at the University of Oklahoma.

New Higher Education Administrative Appointments for Five African Americans

New Higher Education Administrative Appointments for Five African Americans

The appointees are Stan Wilcox at Florida State University, Ulanda Adair-Simpson at Lone Star College in Texas, Earl C. Paysinger at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Joseph Jones at Drake University in Iowa, and Tracy Foster at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

The Next Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Next Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. has been serving as professor of public policy and political science and dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles. He joined the UCLA faculty in 1986. Dr. Gilliam will become chancellor of UNCG on September 8.

Two African American Professors Are the Recipients of Notable Awards

Two African American Professors Are the Recipients of Notable Awards

Patrice Jackson-Ayotunde received the Invention of the Year Award from the Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Maryland and Shontavia Johnson of Drake Law School was honored by the International Trademark Association.

Honors for Two African American Scholars

Honors for Two African American Scholars

Adriel Hilton of Grand Valley State University was honored by the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education and Deneese Jones, provost at Drake University, received the Alumni Excellence Award from Texas Woman’s University.

Dolph Pulliman Leaving Drake University After a 24-Year Career

Dolph Pulliman Leaving Drake University After a 24-Year Career

Dolph Pulliman, former basketball star and university radio broadcaster, and current director of community outreach and development at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, has announced his intention to retire at the end of the academic year.

Deneese Jones Named Provost at Drake University

Deneese Jones Named Provost at Drake University

Since 2005 she has been dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Longwood University in Virginia.