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Study Finds That HBCUs Are Charged Higher Fees to Issue Bonds

Study Finds That HBCUs Are Charged Higher Fees to Issue Bonds

A new study authored by researchers at four universities, finds that historically Black colleges and university pay a higher underwriting fee for debt issues than predominantly White institutions even when credit reporting agencies rate the debt issues as having similar risk.

Researchers Call for an End to the Use of Genetic Concepts of Race in Biological Research

Researchers Call for an End to the Use of Genetic Concepts of Race in Biological Research

A group of scholars from the University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University in Philadelphia, and the American Museum of Natural History write that the concept of race in biological research “is problematic at best and harmful at worst.”

New Administrative Posts for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six African Americans in Higher Education

The appointees are Rocky Booker at the University of Arkansas, Cicely Peterson-Mangum of Drexel University, LaTonda Davis-Williams of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Tracey N. Foster of Johnson C. Smith University, Deborah Noble-Triplett of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Walter Clair of Vanderbilt University.

The Lehigh Valley Campus of Penn State Names Its Next Chancellor

The Lehigh Valley Campus of Penn State Names Its Next Chancellor

Tina Q. Richardson has been serving as associate dean of academic affairs in the School of Education at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She will begin her new job on July 15.

Drexel University Students Produce Videos on Autism in the African American Community

Drexel University Students Produce Videos on Autism in the African American Community

The videos have the goal of helping families, particularly African American families, understand and overcome the emotional and other challenges associated with finding out that a child has autism.

The Next Provost at Drexel University in Philadelphia

The Next Provost at Drexel University in Philadelphia

M. Brian Blake is vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Miami in Florida. He will become provost at Drexel University on August 1.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Three Universities Name African Americans to Administrative Posts

Three Universities Name African Americans to Administrative Posts

Tonia Walker was named athletics director at Winston-Salem State University. Nedra Brown at Jackson State University and Michael Marion at Drexel University Sacramento will also be taking on new roles.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a summa cum laude graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University and holds master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University and Yale University.

Black Authors Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Black Authors Named Finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards

Included among the 30 finalists are Jesmyn Ward an assistant professor at the University of South Alabama. Hilton Als and Chimanmanda Ngozi Adichie, who have both taught at U.S. universities, are also finalists.