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Haverford College Students Serve as Mentors to Young Boys of Color in the Local Community

Haverford College Students Serve as Mentors to Young Boys of Color in the Local Community

The educational initiative SURGE (Sons Uniting, Realizing Goals of Excellence) pairs up young African American boys in the surrounding community with men of color at Haverford College.

Sarah Willie-LeBreton Will Be the Next Provost at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Sarah Willie-LeBreton Will Be the Next Provost at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania

Dr. Willie-LeBreton joined the faculty at Swarthmore College in 1997 and since 2013 has chaired the department of sociology and anthropology. She will assume her new role as provost on July 1.

In Memoriam: Marilou Allen, 1933-2017

In Memoriam: Marilou Allen, 1933-2017

Allen joined the staff at Haverford College in 1981 as director of the community outreach office. The initial appointment was for 18 months. But she remained head of the office until her retirement in 2015. She also founded and was director of the college’s Women’s Center for 33 years.

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Tracey Hucks Appointed Provost at Colgate University

Dr. Hucks has been serving as the James D. Vail III Professor at Davidson College in North Carolina. Earlier in her career, Professor Hucks spent more than 15 years on the faculty at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.

Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

The four faculty members in new positions are Christina Knight at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Jessyka Finley at Middlebury College in Vermont, Richard Souvenir at Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michael James at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Kosali Simon at Indiana University, Juli Grigsby at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Bobby L. Wilson at Texas Southern University in Houston, and Marcus Bellamy at Boston University.

Gate on Haverford College Campus Linked to Black Architectural Pioneer Julian Abele

Gate on Haverford College Campus Linked to Black Architectural Pioneer Julian Abele

New research by a faculty member at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, has found that one of famed architect Julian Abele’s first creations was the Edward B. Conklin Gate on the Haverford campus. Abele designed the gate while he was still a student at the University of Pennsylvania.

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.

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are LaDaniel Gatling II at Elon University, Jameca Falconer at Logan University, Wilmore Webley at the University of Massachusetts, Benjamin Hughes at Haverford College, Becky Petitt at the University of California, San Diego, and Ameerah McBride at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

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.

Marilou Allen and Olusegun Ojewuyi Win Awards

Marilou Allen and Olusegun Ojewuyi Win Awards

Marilou Allen is director of the Women’s Center at Haverford College in Pennsylvania and Olusegun Ojewuyi is an associate professor in the department of theater at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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.

Dartmouth's Stephon Alexander Honored by the American Physical Society

Dartmouth’s Stephon Alexander Honored by the American Physical Society

Dr. Alexander, the E.E. Just 1907 Professor at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Edward A. Bouchet Award from the American Physical Society.

Six African Americans Named to Key Administative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to Key Administative Posts in Higher Education

Patricia Green-Powell, Joyce A. Jones, Carnell Jones, Quincy Birdsong, Deborah Archer, and Lionel Anderson are taking on new duties.