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The University of Pittsburgh Names a New Vice Provost and Dean of Students

The University of Pittsburgh Names a New Vice Provost and Dean of Students

Kenyon Bonner has served in this role on an interim basis since January 2015 and has been on the university’s staff since 2004. Before being named interim dean of students, Bonner was associate dean of students for seven years.

Bethune-Cookman University Dedicates Its New School of Hospitality Management

Bethune-Cookman University Dedicates Its New School of Hospitality Management

Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, has named its new School of Hospitality Management for Bob Billingslea, a retired executive of the Walt Disney Company.

Two African Americans Leaving Their Higher Education Posts

Two African Americans Leaving Their Higher Education Posts

Iris E. Harvey is leaving her post as vice president for university relations at Kent State University in Ohio and Leonard Hayes III is retiring as senior director for the Institutional Service Division of the Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education.

Four Universities Appoint African Americans to Dean Posts

Four Universities Appoint African Americans to Dean Posts

The new deans are Eboni Pringle at Kent State University, Akel I. Kahera at Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus in Qatar, Lorna Le’Anne Shaw-Berbick at Kentucky State University, and John K. Davis at California State University, Dominguez Hills.

The First African American to Win a Major Award in Aviation Education

The First African American to Win a Major Award in Aviation Education

I. Richmond Nettey is the associate dean of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability, and Technology at Kent State University in Ohio. He is being honored by the University Aviaton Association.

Honors for Four Black Scholars

Honors for Four Black Scholars

The honorees at Tanisha C. Ford of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Alfreda Brown of Kent State University in Ohio, William R. Harvey, president of Hampton University in Virginia, and Dionne Cross Francis of Indiana University.

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Said L. Sewell III is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was assistant provost for academic affairs at Kent State University in Ohio.

Kent State University in Ohio Recognized for Its Efforts to Promote Diversity

Kent State University in Ohio Recognized for Its Efforts to Promote Diversity

Kent State University in Ohio received that 2014 Institutional Excellence Award from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. African Americans make up 9 percent of the undergraduate student body at Kent State.

Barbara Broome Chosen as Dean of the College of Nursing at Kent State University

Barbara Broome Chosen as Dean of the College of Nursing at Kent State University

Currently, Dr. Broome is associate dean and chair of the department of community-mental health at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. She will take on her new role in March 2014.

Two African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Two African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Positions

Tonjanita Johnson was appointed vice president for communication and marketing for the University of Tennessee system and Fashaad Crawford is the new assistant provost for accreditation, assessment, and learning at Kent State University in Ohio.

High Schools With Large Minority Populations Are Less Likely to Have Student Media Outlets

High Schools With Large Minority Populations Are Less Likely to Have Student Media Outlets

A study by the Center for Scholastic Journalism at Kent State University found that schools with no media outlets had an average student body where minorities made up 56 percent of the student body.

Wendy Wilson-Fall Is the New Head of Africana Studies at Lafayette College

Wendy Wilson-Fall Is the New Head of Africana Studies at Lafayette College

She was an associate professor and chair of Pan African studies at Kent State University in Ohio and previously was the director of the West African Research Center in Dakar, Senegal.

Two African American Administrators at Kent State Earn Promotions

Two African American Administrators at Kent State Earn Promotions

Said Sewell was named assistant provost for academic affairs and Eboni Pringle was appointed interim dean of undergraduate studies.