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Ivory V. Nelson Serving as Interim Provost at Jackson State University

Ivory V. Nelson Serving as Interim Provost at Jackson State University

Dr. Nelson, now 83 years old, served as president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania from 1999 to 2011. He has come out of retirement to serve as interim provost at Jackson State University to help an old friend who is the new president of the university.

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.

Lincoln University in Pennsylvania Names Brenda Allen as its Fourteenth President

Lincoln University in Pennsylvania Names Brenda Allen as its Fourteenth President

Dr. Allen has been serving as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She is the former associate provost for institutional diversity at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

In Memoriam: William R. Scott, 1940-2017

In Memoriam: William R. Scott, 1940-2017

William R. Scott was a professor emeritus of history at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He joined the faculty at Lehigh University as a full professor in 1992 and served as the first director of the university’s African American studies program.

Lincoln University Enters Agreement to Feed Students to Drake University's Professional Schools

Lincoln University Enters Agreement to Feed Students to Drake University’s Professional Schools

Under the agreement, students at Lincoln University who meet certain criteria will be guaranteed admission to the Drake School of Law and the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. These students will also receive significant scholarships.

Lincoln University to Launch New Museum Studies Program With the Barnes Foundation

Lincoln University to Launch New Museum Studies Program With the Barnes Foundation

Only 4 percent of the nation’s museum leadership is African American, according to a study by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The new Lincoln University Museum Studies program has the goal of increasing the number of African Americans who pursue careers in museum management.

Five Finalists Announced for Presidency of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Five Finalists Announced for Presidency of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Lincoln University, the historically Black educational institution in Pennsylvania, has announced a field of five finalists for the position of president of the university. All five candidates will visit campus by April 19 for interviews and public forums.

New Administrative Roles for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Eight African Americans 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.

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.

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

Edgar L. Berry was interim vice president for student affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier he served as vice president for student affairs at Texas College in Tyler, Texas.

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for Four African Americans

New Administrative Assignments in Higher Education for Four African Americans

Appointed to new administrative positions are Rolundus Rice at Lincoln University in Missouri, Camille Kluttz-Leach at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, Rachel Vassel at Syracuse University in New York, and Marc A. Newman at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: Thelma Vernelle Cook, 1939-2016

In Memoriam: Thelma Vernelle Cook, 1939-2016

Cook was an administrator at Oklahoma State University and Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. She served as chair of the board of regents of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.

New Master's Degree Program at Lincoln University Will Focus on HBCU Leadership

New Master’s Degree Program at Lincoln University Will Focus on HBCU Leadership

The program, scheduled to begin this fall, will educate master’s degree students in higher education leadership with an emphasis on understanding the nuances and issues involved in the administration of HBCUs.

In Memoriam: Jefferson Joseph Jones, 1932-2015

In Memoriam: Jefferson Joseph Jones, 1932-2015

Jefferson J. Jones joined the faculty at Case Western Reserve University in 1967. He served on the faculty there for more than 40 years. Dr. Jones was the first African American endodontist in the state of Ohio.

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.

Lincoln University of Missouri Names a New Dean of its College of Agriculture

Lincoln University of Missouri Names a New Dean of its College of Agriculture

Dr. Albert Essel was appointed dean of the College of Agriculture, Environmental, and Human Sciences at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He has been serving as an associate dean at Delaware State University.

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

Over an 18-month period, the American Council on Education worked closely with seven HBCUs to conduct a review and analysis of their current internationalization efforts and to develop a strategic plan for enhancing those efforts.

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.

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.

How Letters From His Mother Influenced the Writing of Langston Hughes

How Letters From His Mother Influenced the Writing of Langston Hughes

John Edgar Tidwell, a professor of English at the University of Kansas, and Carmaletta Williams, a professor of English and African American studies at Johnson County Community College shed new light on the writings of Langston Hughes.

Lincoln University Aims to Launch 1,854 Green Initiatives

Lincoln University Aims to Launch 1,854 Green Initiatives

The initiative encourages students, faculty, and staff members to develop projects that focus on economic, social, and environmental sustainability. The goal is to complete 1,854 Acts of Green this academic year.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts

The five taking on new responsibilities are Brenda Malone at the University of North Carolina, Lorraine Flemming at Howard University, Clevell Roseboro at Lincoln University, Ralph Johnson at Xavier University, and Turea Eriwon of Washington State University.

Three African Americans With New Appointments in Higher Education

Three African Americans With New Appointments in Higher Education

Rodney Irvin was promoted at Virginia Tech, Cheryl Thomas was named a vice president at Lincoln University, and LaTonia Karr was appointed to board of trustees at Stanford University.

In Memoriam: Jesse Hill Jr., 1926-2012

In Memoriam: Jesse Hill Jr., 1926-2012

In addition to a successful business career, Hill was a leader in the civil rights struggle and participated in efforts to desegregate the Atlanta public schools and the University System of Georgia.

Lincoln University and the Abolitionist Map of America

Lincoln University and the Abolitionist Map of America

The interactive website offers visitors information on events, places, and people associated with the crusade to end slavery in the United States.

Lincoln University Rekindles Historic Relationship With a 169-Year-Old Church

Lincoln University Rekindles Historic Relationship With a 169-Year-Old Church

Hosanna Church, near the campus of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, was built in 1843. Many of the university’s first students were members of the Hosanna congregation.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Kimberly Conway Dumpson, Teresa Hardee, Linda Greene, Josephine Davis, Adriel Hilton, Nevada Winrow, and Philip Sherrill.

Cheryl Renee Gooch Named Dean at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Cheryl Renee Gooch Named Dean at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

She was dean of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts and professor of media studies at Gainesville State College in Georgia.

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania to Open a New Campus

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania to Open a New Campus

The historically Black university will offer nursing, business, and hotel, restaurant and tourism management at a new campus in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Wins the Nelson Mandela Award

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Wins the Nelson Mandela Award

The award is given to individuals and organizations that have promoted freedom in South Africa. In accepting the honor, Lincoln president Robert Jennings confirmed that Lincoln University will open a branch campus in Cape Town, South Africa.

Honors for Three Black Scholars

Honors for Three Black Scholars

John M. Wallace of the University of Pittsburgh, Judith Thomas of Lincoln University, and LeTondra Lawrence of Texas Woman’s University, are honored with prestigious awards.

The New President of Lincoln University

The New President of Lincoln University

Robert R. Jennings is the former president of Alabama A&M University.

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Chooses Three Finalists for President

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Chooses Three Finalists for President

Either Beverly Edmond, William B. Bynum Jr., and Robert Jennings will replace retiring Ivory V. Nelson as president.