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Scholars Identify Diversity in the English Language Used Online by Different Ethnic Groups

Scholars Identify Diversity in the English Language Used Online by Different Ethnic Groups

The goal of the study was to identify online language usage by African Americans so that search engines like Google will be better able to serve a more diverse population of users.

New Faculty Assignments for Five Black Scholars at Major Universities

New Faculty Assignments for Five Black Scholars at Major Universities

Taking on new roles are Kecia Williams Smith at Virginia Tech, Darlene Clark Hine at Michigan State University, Eric Dogini at Alcorn State University, Donald White at Grambling State University, and Esther Lamidi at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.

Five Black Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Five Black Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new duties are Edouard Wemy at Clark University, Gilberte Bastien of the Morehouse School of Medicine, Robert Z. Carr Jr. at Alcorn State University, Danny Hubbard at Grambling State University, and Crystal Moten at Macalester College.

Two African American Women Faculty Members Assigned New Duties

Two African American Women Faculty Members Assigned New Duties

Stanlie James, a professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, was appointed vice provost for inclusion and diversity engagement. Ellen D. Smiley, dean of the Honors College at Grambling State University in Louisiana, was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.

The Tenth President of Grambling State University in Louisiana

The Tenth President of Grambling State University in Louisiana

Richard J. Gallot, Jr. is a former Louisiana state senator and state representative. He served three terms in the House and one term in the Senate. He did not seek reelection in 2015.

Willie Larkin Steps Down as President of Grambling State University

Willie Larkin Steps Down as President of Grambling State University

After just less than one year in office as the ninth president of Grambling State University in Louisiana, Willie D. Larkin has resigned his post. While President Larkin resigned, his comments appear to show that he was being forced out of his position.

Distinguished Honors for Two African American Scholars

Distinguished Honors for Two African American Scholars

The honorees are Adriel A. Hilton, executive assistant and chief of staff for the president of Grambling State University in Louisiana and Otelia Cromwell, the first African American to graduate from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Faculty Senate at Grambling State University Votes "No Confidence" in President's Leadership

Faculty Senate at Grambling State University Votes “No Confidence” in President’s Leadership

Less than one year ago, Willie D. Larkin was named president of Grambling State University in Louisiana. Now the Faculty Senate at the university has issued a resolution of “no confidence” in Larkin’s leadership.

Robert M. Dixon to Serve as Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Robert M. Dixon to Serve as Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

For the past two years, Dr. Dixon has served as interim vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. He is the former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

The African Americans in new administrative posts in higher education are Eva K. Pickens at Texas Southern University, Adriel A. Hilton at Grambling State University in Louisiana, and Howard Blue at Yale University Health.

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.

Duke Professor's Program Seeks to Close the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement Among Youth

Duke Professor’s Program Seeks to Close the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement Among Youth

Angel L. Harris, a professor of sociology and African and African American studies at Duke University, is launching a new effort called Research on the Education and Development of Youth (REDY). His goal is to provide teachers with the tools to teach students who have different learning styles.

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emerita at Auburn University in Alabama, is the new president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The academy, with over 76,000 members, is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

State Legislature Acts to Boost Enrollments at Louisiana HBCUs

State Legislature Acts to Boost Enrollments at Louisiana HBCUs

The Louisiana legislature has passed legislation that lowers tuition for students from outside of Louisiana who want to attend four-year HBCUs in the state. Another bill will allow students who require remedial work to enroll at the HBCUs.

Louisiana Seeking Designation of Land Grant Status for Grambling State University

Louisiana Seeking Designation of Land Grant Status for Grambling State University

Grambling State University estimates that a designation of land-grant status by the United States Congress would bring in between $5 million and $10 million annually to the historically Black university.

The Next President of Grambling State University in Louisiana

The Next President of Grambling State University in Louisiana

Grambling State University, a historically Black educational institution in Louisiana, announced on June 4 that Willie D. Larkin will be its next president. Dr. Larkin is the chief of staff at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Universities Appoint Six New Black Administrators

Universities Appoint Six New Black Administrators

The new appointees are Julian R. Williams at George Mason University, Guy-Alain Amoussou at Bowie State, Michael Williams at the University of California, Berkeley, Eddie J. Howard at Youngstown State, Rick Kisner at Tuskegee University, and Obadiah Simmons Jr. at Grambling State.

Grambling State University Nursing Program Obtains a Reprieve

Grambling State University Nursing Program Obtains a Reprieve

State regulations in Louisiana require that an accredited nursing program maintain a licensure examination passage rate of 80 percent or above for first time test takers. In 2013 the passage rate at Grambling was 64 percent.

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.

Faculty Senate Votes "No Confidence" in Interim President at Grambling State University

Faculty Senate Votes “No Confidence” in Interim President at Grambling State University

The faculty Senate at Grambling State University has approved a resolution of “no confidence” in interim president Cynthia Warrick. The resolution calls on the University of Louisiana System to dismiss Dr. Warrick from her duties as president.

Frank Pogue to Lead Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Frank Pogue to Lead Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

From 2010 to June of this year, Dr. Pogue was president of Grambling State University in Louisiana. Earlier in his career, he served for 11 years as president of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. He will become interim president of Cheyney University on November 3.

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Six African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Claudia Donald at the University of Massachusetts, Damon R. Wade at Grambling State, LLJuna Weir at Alcorn State, Malika Roman Isler at Wake Forest, Clayton A. Gibson at Alabama A&M, and Steven E. Hairston at St. Augustine’s University.

Grambling State University Pushes Back Timetable for Selecting Its Next President

Grambling State University Pushes Back Timetable for Selecting Its Next President

Grambling State University in Louisiana had planned to name its next president in October. But a delay in securing the services of an executive search firm has now pushed the timetable for the announcement of a new president to the spring of 2015.

Six African Americans Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Jocelyn Foy at Elizabeth City State University, Danita Sims-Potter at Grambling State University, Billy Foster at Alcorn State University, Joshua Lazard at Duke, Frances Welch at Northwestern State University, and Tina Rollins at Hampton University.

In Memoriam: Abdulalim A. Shabazz, 1927-2014

In Memoriam: Abdulalim A. Shabazz, 1927-2014

Abdulalim Shabazz was a Distinguish Professor of Mathematics at Grambling State University in Louisiana. In September 2000, President Clinton presented Dr. Shabazz with a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.

Grambling State University to Upgrade Athletics Facilities on Campus

Grambling State University to Upgrade Athletics Facilities on Campus

An underutilized recreational facility and the school’s closed natatorium will undergo a $7 million renovation. Frank G. Pogue, president of Grambling State University, stated, “the place has been an eyesore for years, and students complained about it all the time, and with good reason.”

Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Dr. Warrick currently serves as senior fellow at the Center for Minority Health Services Research in the College of Pharmacy at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She spent the 2012-13 academic year as interim president of South Carolina State University.

Grambling State University President to Step Down on June 30

Grambling State University President to Step Down on June 30

Dr. Frank G. Pogue was named interim president of the university on December 15, 2009 and was elevated to job on a permanent basis in July 2010. He is the former president of Edinboro State University in Pennsylvania.

Honors for the Student Newspaper at Grambling State University

Honors for the Student Newspaper at Grambling State University

The Black College Communication Association has named the student newspaper at Grambling State University in Louisiana, the best campus newspaper among all of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities.

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.

The New Dean of the College of Business at Grambling State University

The New Dean of the College of Business at Grambling State University

Tsegai Emmanuel is a professor in the department of management and marketing at the university. Dr. Emmanuel has been on the Grambling State faculty for 30 years and served as dean of the College of Business from 1980 to 1990.

Four Foreign Students Graduate With Perfect 4.0 GPAs at Grambling State University

Four Foreign Students Graduate With Perfect 4.0 GPAs at Grambling State University

At the recent commencement ceremonies following the fall semester at historically Black Grambling State University in Louisiana, four students, all from foreign nations, graduated with perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

A Bad Week for Grambling State University

A Bad Week for Grambling State University

The football team boycotted practice and refused to travel to a game in Jackson, Mississippi, to protest conditions in its practice facility and other grievances with the Grambling administration.