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In Memoriam: Joyce O. Jenkins, 1949-2016

In Memoriam: Joyce O. Jenkins, 1949-2016

Joyce O. Jenkins was the director of the Center for Teaching and e-Learning at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock. Prior to joining the staff at Arkansas Baptist College in 2012, Dr. Jenkins had a 26-year career at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new assignments are Kelli V. Randall at Livingstone College in North Carolina, Angela Jones at Eastern Washington University, W. Tramaine Rausaw at Central Arizona College, Cheryl L. Johnson at the University of Pittsburgh, and Darryl A. Pope at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

A New Degree Program in Supply Chain and Logistics Management at Fort Valley State

A New Degree Program in Supply Chain and Logistics Management at Fort Valley State

Fort Valley State University, a historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has announced that it will be offering this fall a new bachelor of business administration degree with a concentration in supply chain and logistics management.

Four New African American Deans

Four New African American Deans

The new deans are Twyla Cummings at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, Frank Stevenson at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Bernard Keels at Morgan State University in Baltimore, and Rebecca Crocker McMullen at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Fort Valley State University's New Program to Enhance Access to Higher Education

Fort Valley State University’s New Program to Enhance Access to Higher Education

The HBCU has entered into an agreement with Gordon State College in Barnesville, Georgia, that aims to increase access to college for students who show promise but have not achieved the necessary admission requirements for a state university.

Robert J. Jones Named Chancellor of the Urbana Campus of the University of Illinois

Robert J. Jones Named Chancellor of the Urbana Campus of the University of Illinois

Dr. Jones will also serve as a vice president for the three-campus University of Illinois system and as a tenured professor in the department of crop science in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. He has been serving as president of the University at Albany.

Two African American Scholars Have Announced Their Retirements

Two African American Scholars Have Announced Their Retirements

Wanda J. Smith was appointed associate professor of management emerita in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech and Joshua Murfree Jr. has resigned as director of intercollegiate athletics at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

In Memoriam: Warren George Palmer, 1921-2016

In Memoriam: Warren George Palmer, 1921-2016

Warren G. Palmer was an associate professor emeritus in the School of Education and an associate professor emeritus of library science at the University of Michigan.

T. Ramon Stuart Named Provost at Fort Valley State University in Georgia

T. Ramon Stuart Named Provost at Fort Valley State University in Georgia

Dr. Stuart has been serving as associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs at the university. He will begin serving as provost on May 16. Dr. Stuart formerly served on the faculty at West Virginia State Community and Technical College.

New Administrative Duties for Four African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Four African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Kristene Kelly at Keene State College in New Hampshire, Michael A. Hales at Delaware State University, James Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Chanta M. Haywood at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

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 Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The appointees are Evelyn P. Leathers at Bennett College in North Carolina, Clothilde Hewlett at the University of California, Berkeley, Kendall D. Isaac at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, and Mohamed Ali at Iowa State University.

Fort Valley State University Joins the Peace Corps Prep Program

Fort Valley State University Joins the Peace Corps Prep Program

The Peace Crops Prep Program is designed to train students who are interested in working abroad in international development work. Fort Valley State is the 39th educational institution nationwide to join the effort.

Paul Jones Named the Tenth President of Fort Valley State University

Paul Jones Named the Tenth President of Fort Valley State University

Dr. Jones has been serving as interim president of Darton State University in Albany, Georgia. Earlier in his career, Dr. Jones was chief budget officer and interim president at Georgia College and State University.

Ivelaw Griffith to Be Honored for His Work in International Security Education

Ivelaw Griffith to Be Honored for His Work in International Security Education

Dr. Griffith is a senior fellow at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the former president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia. He is being honored by the William J. Perry Center for Hemisphere Defense Studies in Washington.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Five African Americans

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Five African Americans

The appointees are Stevie L. Lawrence II at Fort Valley State University, Francene Gilmer at Kentucky State University, Joslyn DiPasalegne at Claflin University, Paulette Patterson Dilworth at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and Cindy R. Love at St. Augustine’s 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.

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.

Fort Valley State University Announces a Series of New Minor Degree Programs

Fort Valley State University Announces a Series of New Minor Degree Programs

Fort Valley State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has announced new minor degrees in applied statistics, theater/performance studies, gerentology, and chemistry.

Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Evelyn A. Edney at Delaware State University, Glenn McIntosh at Oakland University in Michigan, Teese Brunson at Voorhees College in South Carolina, Jacqueline Higgs Caldwell at the University of Tulsa, and Rayton Sianjina at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey will serve as acting president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia until July 1 when current president Ivelaw Griffith leaves office. On July 1, Dr. Bailey will become interim president 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.

Fort Valley State University President to Step Down in June

Fort Valley State University President to Step Down in June

Ivelaw Griffith, the ninth president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia, has announced that he will leave his post at the end of the academic year on June 30. He will have served as president for less than two years.

Fort Valley State University Partners With Albany Technical College

Fort Valley State University Partners With Albany Technical College

Students who earn an associate’s degree in the electronic engineering technology program at Albany Tech will be able to enroll at Fort Valley State University with their earned credits applying to a bachelor’s degree in same discipline.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Two African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Two African Americans

Dorothy Stripling is the new interim chief financial officer at Fort Valley State University and Jennifer A. Scott is the new director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

The average debt level of college graduates in 2013 was $28,400. But some HBCUs are among the schools where students have the lowest average debt and some are among the schools with the highest debt level for graduating students.

Fort Valley State University Puts Out the Welcome Mat for Dropouts

Fort Valley State University Puts Out the Welcome Mat for Dropouts

Former students who did not complete their degree will be mailed postcards encouraging them to return to campus. A special website has been creating for the Recruit Back program and former students will also be contacted through social media.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Stephen L. McDaniel at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Almeta E. Cooper at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, and Kennith Inge at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

In Memoriam: Elton C. Harrison, 1917-2014

In Memoriam: Elton C. Harrison, 1917-2014

Dr. Harrison taught mathematics at Fort Valley State University in Georgia and then had a long career as an administrator at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Dillard University in New Orleans.

Fort Valley States University Announces Plans to Deal With Budget Shortfall

Fort Valley States University Announces Plans to Deal With Budget Shortfall

President Ivelaw Griffith announced that the jobs of 14 staff members would be eliminated and 11 other positions that are currently vacant will not be filled. He also announced energy savings initiatives, changes in degree programs, and renewed marketing efforts to attract new students.

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Said L. Sewell III is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was assistant provost for academic affairs at Kent State University in Ohio.

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.

Isaac Crumbley to Be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isaac Crumbley to Be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isaac J. Crumbley, associate vice president at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, will be honored for his efforts to open the geological sciences to minority students.

Five Black Scholars in New University Teaching Roles

Five Black Scholars in New University Teaching Roles

The five scholars appointed to new teaching posts are: Kibibi Voloria Mack-Shelton at Claflin University, Brett Gilbert at Rutgers University, Yuvay Meyers Ferguson at Howard University, Jeffrey Robinson at Rutgers University, and Dawn Herd-Clark at Fort Valley State University.

Fort Valley State University Offering a New Degree Program in Organizational Leadership

Fort Valley State University Offering a New Degree Program in Organizational Leadership

The new online bachelor’s degree program is designed to attract nontraditional students, veterans, and working adults. Several concentrations will be offered including office administration, health care administration, legal office administration, and public service administration.