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New Assignments in Higher Education for Five African American Scholars

New Assignments in Higher Education for Five African American Scholars

Taking on new roles are Bruce Milton Jackson at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, Roslyn Satchel at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Johnny Rice II at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Ebony Copeland at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Chantel Smith at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

Adrian Epps is the New Dean of the College of Education at Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Adrian Epps is the New Dean of the College of Education at Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Prior to being named interim dean in May 2020, Dr. Epps was an associate dean in the university’s College of Science and Mathematics from 2007 to 2019. He also served as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Dalton State College from 2019 to 2020.

Leonard Adams Is the New Leader of Historically Black Knoxville College

Leonard Adams Is the New Leader of Historically Black Knoxville College

At its peak in the 1960s, Knoxville College enrollments reached 1,200 students. The college lost its accreditation in 1997. By 2015, there were only 11 students enrolled for the spring semester and it suspended all classes for the next academic year. In 2018, the college once again began to offer classes, but only online.

Four Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Four Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Appointed to positions as deans are Karen E. Bravo at Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, Yohuru Williams at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, Kojo Mensa-Wilmot at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, and SherRhonda Gibbs at the University of Northern Colorado.

Desha Williams to Lead the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University

Desha Williams to Lead the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University

Since 2018, Dr. Williams has been serving as a professor of mathematics education and chair of the department of teacher education at Georgia College and State University. Earlier, she taught at Kennesaw State University in Georgia for 11 years.

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 Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

A Trio of African Americans in Higher Education Who Have Received Honors or Awards

A Trio of African Americans in Higher Education Who Have Received Honors or Awards

The honorees are Brian Culp, a professor in College of Health and Human Services at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Keith Berry, dean of academic affairs of the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College in Florida, and Mary E. Silas, former president of Kentucky State University.

African American Cheerleader Files Suit Against Kennesaw State University in Georgia

African American Cheerleader Files Suit Against Kennesaw State University in Georgia

Tommia Dean, a former cheerleader at Kennesaw State University, is suing the university for violating her right to freedom of speech. Last season Dean knelt during the playing of the national anthem to protest police brutality directed against African Americans.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six African Americans

Appointed to new posts are Eddie Ellis at Allen University, Gena Jones at New Mexico State University, Dana Patterson at Western Carolina University, Sam D. Burston at Clark Atlanta University, Milton Overton at Kennesaw State University, and Brittany Davis-Green at Mississippi Valley State University.

Arthur Dunning Retiring as President of Albany State University in Georgia

Arthur Dunning Retiring as President of Albany State University in Georgia

Dr. Dunning was named interim president of Albany State University in 2013 and was hired on a permanent basis in 2015. He successfully presided over the university during its merger with Darton State College.

Historically Black Albany State University to Merge With Darton State College

Historically Black Albany State University to Merge With Darton State College

Arthur Dunning, interim president of Albany State University, has been selected as president of the new merged institution. The two educational institutions combined enroll close to 10,000 students.

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.

Black Student Among the First Five Doctoral Degree Recipients at Georgia College & State University

Black Student Among the First Five Doctoral Degree Recipients at Georgia College & State University

Chioma Okereke is one of the five women in the first cohort of graduates of the university’s doctor of nuring practice degree program. She has been hired to a nursing faculty position at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.