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Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Jewel Washington at the University of Maryland, Aristide Collins Jr. at George Washington University, Mikah K. Thompson at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Taniecea Arceneaux Mallery at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, and Sidney H. Evans Jr. at Morgan State University.

The Next Dean of the George Washington University School of Law

The Next Dean of the George Washington University School of Law

For the past seven years, Professor Blake D. Morant has been dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Also, he is the president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools.

Howard University's College of Medicine Names New Head of Pediatrics

Howard University’s College of Medicine Names New Head of Pediatrics

Joseph L. Wright currently is professor and vice chair of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He will begin his new assignment in June.

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.

Ben Vinson III Is the New Dean of Columbian College at George Washington University

Ben Vinson III Is the New Dean of Columbian College at George Washington University

Dr. Vinson was the vice dean for centers, interdepartmental programs, and graduate programs of the School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He also served as the Herbert Baxter Adams Professor of Latin American History at Johns Hopkins.

The Higher Education of the Army's First African American Two-Star General

The Higher Education of the Army’s First African American Two-Star General

Nadja Y. West was recently promoted to Major General of the U.S. Army. She is the first African American woman on active duty to receive a second star.

Vice Admiral Mel Williams Jr. Named Senior Associate Dean at George Washington University

Vice Admiral Mel Williams Jr. Named Senior Associate Dean at George Washington University

Williams is a retired vice admiral of the U.S. Navy where he was a nuclear submarine commander. The former associate deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Emergy will oversee military and veterans initiatives at George Washington University in the nation’s capital.

Black Scholar to Lead Largest School at George Washington University

Black Scholar to Lead Largest School at George Washington University

Ben Vinson III currently serves as vice dean for centers, interdepartmental programs, and graduate programs and as the Herbert Baxter Adams Professor of Latin American History at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Two African American Scholars Assume New Teaching Posts

Two African American Scholars Assume New Teaching Posts

Lisa Bowleg is a new associate professor of psychology at George Washington University and William Jelani Cobb has joined the history department faculty at the University of Connecticut as an associate professor.

The Impact of Affirmative Action Bans on the Graduate School Enrollments of Minorities

The Impact of Affirmative Action Bans on the Graduate School Enrollments of Minorities

A study published by the Civil Rights Project at UCLA, finds that in states that have banned the consideration of race in graduate school admissions, enrollments of minority students are down 12 percent overall.

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.