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New University Administrative Posts for Five African Americans

New University Administrative Posts for Five African Americans

Taking on new administrative duties are Valerie I. Harrison at Temple University, David M. Grubb at Dillard University, Margo Foremen at Iowa State University, Adrienne J. McNeil-Washington at Lehigh University, and Yvette Barker at Texas Southern University.

George Washington Carver Fungi Collection Found at the University of Wisconsin

George Washington Carver Fungi Collection Found at the University of Wisconsin

Recently researchers at the Wisconsin State Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison came across of 25 specimens of fungi that were collected by George Washington Carver more than a century ago.

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Martino Harmon at Iowa State, Monica Green at Indiana University, Brian Dickens at Ithaca College, Joy Jefferson at Old Dominion University, Ebony Lewis at the University of California, Davis, Jasmine Buxton at Delaware State, and Ericka M. Jackson at Wayne State.

Mandara Savage Is the New Leader of the Extended Campus of Southern Illinois University

Mandara Savage Is the New Leader of the Extended Campus of Southern Illinois University

The Southern Illinois University Extended Campus includes all online courses and courses taught at off-campus facilities. Dr. Savage is an associate professor and chair of the department of technology at the university.

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.

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.

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Since July 2012, Dr. Hemphill has served as the 10th president of West Virginia State University. Previously, he was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Lincoln University of Missouri Names a New Dean of its College of Agriculture

Lincoln University of Missouri Names a New Dean of its College of Agriculture

Dr. Albert Essel was appointed dean of the College of Agriculture, Environmental, and Human Sciences at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He has been serving as an associate dean at Delaware State University.

A Quartet of African Americans in New University Administrative Posts

A Quartet of African Americans in New University Administrative Posts

Taking on new roles are Lorraince Acker at Iowa State University, Kevin Appleton at the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, John Michael Lee Jr. at Florida A&M University, and Nicole Edwards Evans at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

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.

Three New Assistant Professors at Iowa State University

Three New Assistant Professors at Iowa State University

The College of Human Science at Iowa State University has announced the appointment of three African Americans to assistant professorships. They are Brian Burt, Christa Jackson, and Daniel Spikes.

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University in Georgia has announced that it is renaming an academic building on campus to honor the institution’s sixth president Billy C. Black.

University Innovation Alliance Aims to Help Low-Income Students Earn a College Degree

University Innovation Alliance Aims to Help Low-Income Students Earn a College Degree

The alliance of 11 large public research universities says that it will test and disseminate proven innovations in education so college and universities across the country can be more successful in retaining and graduating all students, including those from low-income families.

Iowa State University to Develop Training Program for Plant Breeders at African Universities

Iowa State University to Develop Training Program for Plant Breeders at African Universities

Walter Suza, an assistant professor of agronomy at Iowa State University is leading an effort to develop online educational materials for master’s degree students in plant breeding at three African universities.

Two Educators to Be Inducted Into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame

Two Educators to Be Inducted Into the Iowa African American Hall of Fame

The IAAHF was founded in 1995 in Des Moines but is now located in the Black Cultural Center at Iowa State University. Since its inception, 56 members have been inducted into the IAAHF. This year two of the three new members have ties to higher education.

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

The new appointees are Julie Graves at the University of Memphis, Martino Harmon at Iowa State University, Lonnie Brown Jr. at the University of Georgia School of Law, LaVelle Hendricks of Texas A&M University Commerce, and Deidre McRoy at Florida A&M 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.

Pamela Anthony Named Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Pamela Anthony Named Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Since 2003, she has been assistant dean of students at Georgia State University.

Two African Americans Are Among Four Finalists for Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Two African Americans Are Among Four Finalists for Dean of Students at Iowa State University

Pamela Anthony of Georgia State University and Miron Billingsley of Prairie View A&M University in Texas are the two African American candidates.

Malika Jeffries-El Is a Rising Star in Academic Chemistry

Malika Jeffries-El Is a Rising Star in Academic Chemistry

She will be honored by the American Chemical Society at the group’s national meeting in San Diego this March.