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Princeton University Launches Research Partnerships With Five HBCUs

Princeton University Launches Research Partnerships With Five HBCUs

Princeton researchers and researchers from Howard University, Jackson State University, Prairie View A&M University, Spelman College, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will co-lead research projects. Princeton will fund the research.

Almesha Campbell of Jackson State University Named Chair-Elect of AUTM

Almesha Campbell of Jackson State University Named Chair-Elect of AUTM

AUTM is a global nonprofit organization whose members support the commercialization of academic research. AUTM has its roots in the Society of University Patent Administrators from the 1970s. Its name was later changed to the Association of University Technology Managers, but now only AUTM is used.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Universities

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Darryl Gardner at Wayne State University in Detroit, Tameka Bradley Hobbs at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Louis Perkins at North Carolina Central University, Satasha Green-Stephen at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Shanna Parker at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Herman Horton at Jackson State University.

Jackson State University in Mississippi Partners With Six Community Colleges in Alabama

Jackson State University in Mississippi Partners With Six Community Colleges in Alabama

Jackson State University, the historically Black educational institution in Mississippi, has announced a partnership with six Alabama community colleges to help associate degree graduates transition into its bachelor degree programs. 

Four African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Arlitha Williams-Harmon at Jacksonville State University in Alabama, Jonathan Quash at the City University of New York, Penn’lope Davis at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Carold Boyer-Yancy is the new executive director of student accounts at Delaware State University.

Jackson State University in Mississippi Recruiting Students From a Connecticut Community College

Jackson State University in Mississippi Recruiting Students From a Connecticut Community College

Historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi has signed an agreement with Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that aims to provide a seamless transfer for students who enroll at JSU at in-state tuition rates after completing their two-year degree at the community college.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Dawn M. Nail at North Carolina A&T State University, Steven Byrd at Xavier University in New Orleans, and Victoria Nichols at Virginia Union University.

FedEx Strengthens Its Partnerships With HBCUs

FedEx Strengthens Its Partnerships With HBCUs

The company has announced a multi-year commitment to offer relief support to help students, faculty, and staff at four HBCUs who have suffered adverse economic impact due to COVID-19. The company has also launched a Student Ambassador program to train and mentor students at HBCUs.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

New Initiative Will Help Preserve the Photographic History of HBCUs

New Initiative Will Help Preserve the Photographic History of HBCUs

Getty Images has made grants of $500,000 to four historically Black universities to digitally archive their photographic collections. Over 100,000 archival and contemporary photos will be converted to digital format in the coming months.

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Daniel T. Okoli at the University of California, Merced, Stacy Gregg at South Carolina State University, Toni Mooney Smith at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Anthony Morgan at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative duties are Toya Corbett at the University of Virginia, Josiah J. Sampson, III at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Manica J. Finch at South Carolina State University, Pierre D. Joanis at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Akirah J. Bradley-Armstrong at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Ava Willis-Barksdale at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

James T. Minor Appointed Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

James T. Minor Appointed Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Minor most recently served as assistant vice chancellor and senior strategist in the Office of the Chancellor at California State University. Prior to his post at California State University, Dr. Minor served as deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. He will begin his new job on March 1.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Five African American Educators Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Five African American Educators Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Taking on new roles are La Toya Hart at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Ivory W. Lyles at Oregon State University, Erin H. Moore at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Leon C. Prieto at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, and Nicholl Montgomery at Simmons University in Boston.

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

For over three decades, Dr. Morris has served in several roles at Tuskegee University including chief of staff to the president and secretary to the board of trustees. Most recently, Dr. Morris served as the director of the university’s Title III program.

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Seven African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Alonda Thomas at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Terence Peavy at the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Nicole Reaves at Wake Technical Community College in North Carolina, Sean Plater at Howard University, Ingenue’ Schexnider-Fields at Xavier University of Louisiana, W. Rebecca Brown at Florida A&M University, and Reggie Theus at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida.

Colleges and Universities Announce Appointments of Five African American Administrators

Colleges and Universities Announce Appointments of Five African American Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Dozie Ibeh at Princeton University in New Jersey, David Christopher Howard at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Jesse F. Kane at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, Yolanda Smith at Tufts University in Massachusetts, and Corry Smith at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

The Next Chancellor of the Indianapolis Campus of Ivy Tech Community College

The Next Chancellor of the Indianapolis Campus of Ivy Tech Community College

Dr. Lorenzo Esters currently serves as vice president for Advancement and Member Engagement with the Association of American Colleges and Universities, a higher education association representing more than 1,200 two- and four-year institutions located in 50 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 25 countries.

Gary Crosby Will Be the First Man and First African American to Lead Saint Elizabeth University

Gary Crosby Will Be the First Man and First African American to Lead Saint Elizabeth University

Since 2015, Dr. Crosby has been vice president for student affairs at Alabama A&M University. Prior to joining AAMU, he served in various capacities at Jackson State University in Mississippi. When he takes office on July 1, he will be the first man and first African American to lead the university in its 121-year history.

Nine HBCUs Are Partners in a New Collaborative to Promote Small Businesses in the South

Nine HBCUs Are Partners in a New Collaborative to Promote Small Businesses in the South

Given their embeddedness in their communities, HBCUs are uniquely positioned to promote economic mobility. HBCUs that are members of the new Deep South Economic Mobility Collaborative will provide technical assistance, business support, and procurement opportunities to local small businesses.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: Dollye Mary Emily Robinson, 1927-2020

In Memoriam: Dollye Mary Emily Robinson, 1927-2020

Robinson began her career at Jackson State University in Mississippi in 1952 as the assistant band director and instructor of music. After a 60-year career at the university, she was named dean emerita in 2012.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Small Business Administration Selects Two HBCUs to Host New Women's Business Centers

Small Business Administration Selects Two HBCUs to Host New Women’s Business Centers

Two of the Small Business Administration’s 20 new Women’s Business Centers will be on the campuses of historically Black universities: The Women’s Business Center at Jackson State University and the Winston-Salem State University Women’s Business Center.

In Memoriam: James Carmichael Renick, 1948-2021

In Memoriam: James Carmichael Renick, 1948-2021

During a long career as a faculty member and administrator in higher education, Dr. Renick served as chancellor of North Carolina A&T State University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn and was provost at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

A Trio of African American Scholars Taking on New Duties in Academia

A Trio of African American Scholars Taking on New Duties in Academia

The African American faculty members taking on new roles are Karsonya Whitehead at Loyola University of Maryland, Tomaz Cunningham at Jackson State University in Mississippi, and Rhamin Ligon of the University of Maryland.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: Mary Levi Smith, 1936-2020

In Memoriam: Mary Levi Smith, 1936-2020

Mary L. Smith was the first woman to serve as president of historically Black Kentucky State University. Dr. Smith served as the eleventh president of the university from 1991 to 1998.