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More HBCUs Reporting Enrollment Increases

More HBCUs Reporting Enrollment Increases

Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens reports the largest entering class in the past six years and there are more new students at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis than at any time in the university’s history. For the first, time its residence halls are at full capacity.

Michelle Howard-Vital Is the New Provost at Florida Memorial University

Michelle Howard-Vital Is the New Provost at Florida Memorial University

From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Howard-Vital was president of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania. Earlier in her career, she served as interim chancellor of Winston-Salem State University and as associate vice president for the University of North Carolina System.

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Makola M. Abdullah has been serving as provost and chief academic officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. At the time he earned his doctorate, he was the youngest African American to have ever received a Ph.D. in engineering.

Five New Administrative Appointments at HBCUs

Five New Administrative Appointments at HBCUs

The new appointees are LeVon E. Wilson at Clark Atlanta University, Christopher Withers at St. Augustine’s University, Elise Durham at Florida A&M University, Genese Lavalais at Jackson State University, and Marcus Burgess at Florida Memorial University.

New Administrative Posts for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

In Memoriam: Lester B. Brown, 1929-2014

In Memoriam: Lester B. Brown, 1929-2014

Over the course of a long career in the academic world, Dr. Brown served as the inaugural chair of the department of chemistry at Albany State University in Georgia. He later taught at Miami Dade College and held administrative posts at Voorhees College and Florida Memorial University.

In Memoriam: Jefferson Parramore Rogers, 1917-2014

In Memoriam: Jefferson Parramore Rogers, 1917-2014

Jefferson P. Rogers was an educator, pastor, civil rights leader, and the former director of the Center for Community Change. He served on the faculty at Florida Memorial University and established the Howard Thurman Distinguished Lecture Series in conjunction with Stetson University.

Florida Memorial University to Open a Prep School on Its Campus

Florida Memorial University to Open a Prep School on Its Campus

Students will start in sixth grade and live on campus from Sunday evening until Friday afternoon. They will have separate academic and residential facilities than students attending Florida Memorial 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.

Roslyn Clark Artis Named President of Florida Memorial University

Roslyn Clark Artis Named President of Florida Memorial University

Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens has named Roslyn Clark Artis president of the university. She is the first woman to serve as president in the historically Black university’s 135-year history.

Florida HBCUs Join Up for Mentoring Program for Black Youth

Florida HBCUs Join Up for Mentoring Program for Black Youth

Florida’s historically Black colleges and universities are partnering with the University of a Florida in a new mentoring program targeting African American males in the fourth and fifth grade.

Florida Memorial University Trustee Elected Senate President in the Bahamas

Florida Memorial University Trustee Elected Senate President in the Bahamas

Wilson is a 1971 graduate of Florida Memorial University and has been a member of the board of trustees since 1986. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Miami and completed her legal studies in the Bahamas.

Bethune-Cookman University Names Its Next Provost

Bethune-Cookman University Names Its Next Provost

Makola M. Abdullah has been serving as provost, vice president of academic affairs, and professor of mathematics at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. Earlier, he was dean and a tenured professor of civil and environmental engineering at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee.

Roslyn Clark Artis to Lead Florida Memorial University

Roslyn Clark Artis to Lead Florida Memorial University

The proposed interim president spent 10 years at the now closed Mountain State University in West Virginia, where she served as chief academic officer. She holds a law degree from West Virginia University and an educational doctorate from Vanderbilt 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.

New Leadership at Florida Memorial University

New Leadership at Florida Memorial University

Mary A. O’Banner, who joined the university’s staff in 1989 and most recently served as chief of staff in the Office of the President, was named acting president replacing Henry Lewis III, who was inaugurated as the university’s 12th president earlier this year.

 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.