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Texas Southern University Chooses Its Next President

Texas Southern University Chooses Its Next President

Austin A. Lane has been serving as executive vice chancellor of Lone Star College System based in The Woodlands, Texas. From 2009 to 2015, Dr. Lane was president of the Montgomery campus of Lone Star College.

Leslie McClellon Resigns as President of Rochester Community and Technical College

Leslie McClellon Resigns as President of Rochester Community and Technical College

President McClellon had been criticized over her spending and hiring decisions since taking office only 18 months ago. She will take a position as a senior system director at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Six African Americans

The appointees are Quentin Wright at Lone Star College, Curtis E. Creagh at Kentucky State University, Mautra Jones at Langston University, Terri Yvette Ofori at Bloomfield College, Donovan Allen at Medgar Evers College, and Milton Overton at Florida A&M University.

In Memoriam: Nancy Randolph Davis, 1926-2015

In Memoriam: Nancy Randolph Davis, 1926-2015

In 1949 Nancy Randolph Davis was the first African American student to enroll at what is now Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Due to rigid rules of Jim Crow, she was initially required to sit in the hallway outside of the classroom.

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

According to the Ph.D. Project, she was the first African American women to be licensed as a certified public accountant and also hold a Ph.D. in accounting. She was a professor emerita at Utah 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.

Langston University Partners With Gregory University, Uturu in Nigeria

Langston University Partners With Gregory University, Uturu in Nigeria

Under the agreement, the two universities agree to cooperative on research projects and to engage in student and faculty exchanges. Langston University has agreed to appoint visiting scholars to provide hands-on leadership on the Nigerian campus.

Seven African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Tyvi Small at the University of Tennessee, Camisha Duffy at Murray State, Michael Leo Owens of Emory University, Ashley Robinson at Prairie View A&M, Valandra German at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, Clayton Steen at Bowie State, and Natasha Billie at Langston University.

Five African Americans With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Raphael Moffett, Barbara J. Johnson, Naomi R. Thompson, Harriet Davis, and Henry W. Taylor have been named to new positions.

The New Dean of the Graduate College at Hampton University

The New Dean of the Graduate College at Hampton University

Patrena N. Benton was the assistant vice president for academic affairs and director of the Edwin P. McCabe Honors Program at Langston University in Oklahoma.

Langston University Names Four Finalists for President

Langston University Names Four Finalists for President

Either Phillip Birdine, Myron Pope, Kent Smith, or Charles Williams will be Langston’s next president.

In Memoriam: Ernest L. Holloway (1930-2011)

In Memoriam: Ernest L. Holloway (1930-2011)

He served as president of Langston University in Oklahoma for a quarter-century.

Langston University Responds to Politician’s Criticisms of Its Research Project

Langston University Responds to Politician’s Criticisms of Its Research Project

In the recent debate over the debt extension, Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, issued a report on what he considered wasteful government spending. The report featured a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that had been awarded to historically black Langston University in Oklahoma.

Langston University President to Step Down: Will Take Post at Hampton University

Langston University President to Step Down: Will Take Post at Hampton University

JoAnn W. Haysbert, president of Langston University in Oklahoma, has announced that she will step down at the end of the year. President Haysbert is the first woman to lead the historically black university. She has served as president for six years.