Lincoln University of Missouri related articles

The Nation's First Police Academy at a Historically Black College or University

The Nation’s First Police Academy at a Historically Black College or University

The Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has approved the establishment of a police academy at historically Black Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

In Memoriam: Russell Boone, 1921-2020

In Memoriam: Russell Boone, 1921-2020

In 1960, Russell Boone was appointed director of university bands at Mississippi Valley State University. During his tenure, the band was the first ensemble from a historically Black college or university to play in the Rose Bowl parade. The band also played in the inaugural parade for President Richard Nixon in 1969.

Lincoln University in Missouri Facing Significant Drop in Enrollments

Lincoln University in Missouri Facing Significant Drop in Enrollments

Lincoln University, the historically Black educational institution in Jefferson City, Missouri, is warning of steep enrollment declines this fall in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the upcoming fall semester, 510 students have enrolled so far — down 25 percent from last year’s 676 at this time.

Study Finds That HBCUs Get Shortchanged in Traditional College Rankings

Study Finds That HBCUs Get Shortchanged in Traditional College Rankings

A new study led by Precious M. Hardy, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the University of Missouri, find that HBCUs do quite well in comparison to predominantly White colleges in the performance of their students when socioeconomic factors of the students are the same.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 13 Black Administrators

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of 13 Black Administrators

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.

Jerald Jones Woolfolk Appointed President of Lincoln University in Missouri

Jerald Jones Woolfolk Appointed President of Lincoln University in Missouri

Dr. Woolfolk currently serves as vice president for student affairs and enrollment at the State University of New York Oswego. Earlier, she was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Mississippi Valley State University.

Eight Black Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight Black Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

Missouri Makes Amends to Journalist Denied University Admission in 1939

Missouri Makes Amends to Journalist Denied University Admission in 1939

In 1939, Lucile Bluford, who was a graduate of the University of Kansas and an accomplished journalist, applied to and was accepted at the Missouri School of Journalism. When she arrived on campus she was not permitted to enroll due to the color of her skin.

Fisk University in Nashville Announces the Selection of Its Sixteenth President

Fisk University in Nashville Announces the Selection of Its Sixteenth President

Currently, Dr. Kevin Rome is president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. Before taking on this role in 2013, Dr. Rome was vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Lincoln University of Missouri Reactivates History Degree Programs

Lincoln University of Missouri Reactivates History Degree Programs

Last summer, Lincoln University in Missouri suspended it bachelor’s degree programs in history for three years while it considered revising or eliminating the programs. Now, the university has decided to reinstate the degree programs for the fall 2017 semester.

Debra Foster Greene to Serve as Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Debra Foster Greene to Serve as Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Dr. Greene has been a faculty member at the university for 20 years and served for eight years as chair of the department of history, political science, and philosophy. She will serve as interim provost and vice president of academic affairs.

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.

Nine HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges

Nine HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges

Under the arrangement, students who graduate from any of California’s community colleges with a grade point average of 2.5 or above will be admitted to one of the nine HBCUs as juniors.

Lincoln University of Missouri Signs Partnership With a Korean University

Lincoln University of Missouri Signs Partnership With a Korean University

The agreement with the Korea National University of Transportation will create faculty and student exchanges between the two universities and increase research opportunities for scholars at each institution.

Lincoln University of Missouri Names Its Next President

Lincoln University of Missouri Names Its Next President

Kevin D. Rome, currently vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at North Carolina Central University in Durham, will become the 19th president of Lincoln University of Missouri on June 1.

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.