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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.

Fort Valley State University Signs Partnership Agreement With Georgia Military College

Fort Valley State University Signs Partnership Agreement With Georgia Military College

Fort Valley State University has entered into a partnership agreement with Georgia Military College that will allow students who have completed an associate’s degree at Georgia Military College to transfer all of their credits to apply towards a bachelor’s degree at Fort Valley State.

Fort Valley State University Names Three African American Men to Administrative Posts

Fort Valley State University Names Three African American Men to Administrative Posts

Joshua Mufree was named athletics director. Charles Jones was appointed chief legal officer and director of government relations and Gary Miller is the new chief information officer.

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.

Two African American Scholars Honored for Service

Two African American Scholars Honored for Service

Cheryl Swanier of Fort Valley State University was honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology and M. Christopher Brown II, president of Alcorn State University will be honored in November by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.

Fort Valley State University Names Its Next President

Fort Valley State University Names Its Next President

Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith has been serving as provost and senior vice president at York College, a campus of the City University of New York system. He has served in that post since 2007. He also is a tenured professor of political science.

Notable Awards for Black Scholars

Notable Awards for Black Scholars

The honorees are Janice R. Franklin of Alabama State University, Jack Thomas of Western Illinois University, civil rights icon Myrlie Evers-Williams, Gladius Lewis of the University of Memphis, and Isaac Crumbly of Fort Valley State University.

The New Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fort Valley State University

The New Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fort Valley State University

Victor M.D. Brown has been serving as dean of the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Burlington County College in Pemberton, New Jersey. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of the West Indies.