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Race-Related Assault Reported on the Campus of East Carolina University

Race-Related Assault Reported on the Campus of East Carolina University

A 19-year-old White student from Charlotte was arrested on charges of simple assault and ethnic intimidation. According to police reports, the White student used a racial slur during the assault of a Black man on campus.

University to Rename Auditorium That Honored a White Supremacist

University to Rename Auditorium That Honored a White Supremacist

The board of trustees of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro has voted to rename Aycock Auditorium on its campus. Charles Brantley Aycock, a former governor of North Carolina, was a staunch segregationist and led efforts to disenfranchise Black voters in the state.

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.

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.

East Carolina University Honors Its First African American Bachelor's Degree Recipient

East Carolina University Honors Its First African American Bachelor’s Degree Recipient

Laura Marie Leary earned a bachelor’s degree at East Carolina University in 1966. A scholarship named in her honor will be awarded to students who are majoring in fields where minorities have traditionally been underrepresented.

Four African Americans Named to Dean Positions

Four African Americans Named to Dean Positions

Newly appointed to positions as dean are Carolyn H. Livingston at Carleton College in Minnesota, Sandra Crewe at Howard University in Washington, Ruby Perry at Tuskegee University in Alabama, and Grant Hayes at East Carolina University in North Carolina.

East Carolina University to Remove Name of White Supremacist From Residence Hall

East Carolina University to Remove Name of White Supremacist From Residence Hall

The building, which opened in 1960, was named after Charles B. Aycock, a former governor of North Carolina, who was a strong supporter of White supremacy.

University Puts Off Decision on Renaming Residence Hall Honoring a White Supremacist

University Puts Off Decision on Renaming Residence Hall Honoring a White Supremacist

The board of trustees at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, tabled a motion to change the name of Aycock Residence Hall on campus, which honors a former governor of North Carolina, who was a strong advocate of White supremacy.

Two African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Two African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Pamela D. White was promoted to executive director of equity and access in human resources at Virginia Tech. B. Dexter Sharp II is the new assistant director of the Pirate Tutoring Center at East Carolina University.

In Memoriam: Michelle Parthenia Winn-Pigford, 1966-2014

In Memoriam: Michelle Parthenia Winn-Pigford, 1966-2014

Michelle Winn was an associate professor of nephrology at the Duke University Medical Center. Throughout her career, Dr. Winn was a strong advocate for advancing the careers of women and underrepresented minorities in medicine and science.

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.

Four African Men in New Leadership Positions in Higher Education

Four African Men in New Leadership Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Stanley Donaldson Jr. at Norfolk State University, Kemel Dawkins at Michigan State University, Gerald Lewis at East Carolina University and Troy Riddle at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago.

University Study Finds Racial Disparity in Survival Rates After Coronary Bypass Surgery

University Study Finds Racial Disparity in Survival Rates After Coronary Bypass Surgery

The data showed that for coronary bypass patients who also had peripheral artery disease, the average survival time for Whites was 9.5 years and for Blacks the average survival time was eight years.

In Memoriam: Laura Marie Leary Elliott, 1945-2013

In Memoriam: Laura Marie Leary Elliott, 1945-2013

Elliott enrolled at East Carolina University in 1962 at the age of 17 after being the valedictorian at Pitt County Training School in Calico, North Carolina. She was the first African American graduate of the university.

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.

Four African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Charles Pryor II at LIM College, Carmen Green at the University of Michigan, Tijjani Mohammed at East Carolina University, and Monica Newman McCluney at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Leon C. Wilson to Seve as Interim Provost at Alabama State University

Leon C. Wilson to Seve as Interim Provost at Alabama State University

Since 2011 he has served as dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the university. Previously he taught at East Carolina University and was on the faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit for nearly two decades.