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Donna Brazile Donates Her Papers to Louisiana State University

Donna Brazile Donates Her Papers to Louisiana State University

Donna Brazile, a key Democratic political strategist, author, and journalist has announced that she has donated her papers to the Special Collections Unit of the Louisiana State University Libraries. Brazile is a 1981 graduate of the university.

Professor Wins a National Award for Her Book on the History of Black Journalists

Professor Wins a National Award for Her Book on the History of Black Journalists

Jinx Coleman Broussard, a professor in the Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, received the History Division Book Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Louisiana State University Is a Leader in Graduating Black Students With Ph.D.s in Chemistry

Louisiana State University Is a Leader in Graduating Black Students With Ph.D.s in Chemistry

From 2005 to 2009, 19 percent of all Ph.D.s awarded in chemistry at LSU were earned by African Americans. Blacks were less than 10 percent of the chemistry Ph.D. recipients at the other 49 leading chemistry departments in the nation.

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts at State Universities

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts at State Universities

The new appointees are Dereck Rovaris Sr. at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Beverly L. Downing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, and Kimathi Choma at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

A Record Number of African American Graduates at Louisiana State University

A Record Number of African American Graduates at Louisiana State University

There are a record 570 African Americans in the Class of 2014 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. The new record is a 10.5 percent increase from the old record, set just a year ago.

Checking Up on Black Enrollments at Louisiana State University

Checking Up on Black Enrollments at Louisiana State University

Blacks are 32.4 percent of the Louisiana population so the Black undergraduate student population of 11.1 percent at Louisiana State University is about one third the percentage of Blacks in the state’s population.

Southern University Executive Gets a Joint Appointment at Louisiana State University

Southern University Executive Gets a Joint Appointment at Louisiana State University

Gina Eubanks was named the leader of the food and nutrition program at the AgCenter at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She will continue in her role as the director of the Agricultural Center at Southern University, also in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana State University Opens Its New African American Cultural Center

Louisiana State University Opens Its New African American Cultural Center

The new, state-of-the-art African American Cultural Center will provide a meeting and conference space, access to a cultural library, a cultural and artifact tour, internet and wireless access and equipment rental. The center hosts a number of events and programs each year.

In Memoriam: Huel Davis Perkins, 1924-2013

In Memoriam: Huel Davis Perkins, 1924-2013

Dr. Perkins was professor emeritus of the humanities at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He served as assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs, executive assistant to the chancellor, and special assistant to the chancellor at the university.

A Report Card on Racial Diversity at Louisiana State University

A Report Card on Racial Diversity at Louisiana State University

In the fall of 2012, Blacks were 10.6 percent of the student body and 3.4 percent of the faculty at the flagship state university. Much work needs to be done. African Americans make up close to a third of the Louisiana population.

LSU's Sandra McGuire Named a Fellow of CLADEA

LSU’s Sandra McGuire Named a Fellow of CLADEA

The assistant vice chancellor and a professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge was named a fellow of the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations.

Record Black Enrollments at Louisiana State University

Record Black Enrollments at Louisiana State University

While the progress is commendable, it must be noted that Blacks make up only 10.3 percent of the total enrollments at the flagship campus of the state university, whereas Blacks are 32.4 percent of the population in the state.

Isiah Warner Honored by the American Chemical Society

Isiah Warner Honored by the American Chemical Society

He is Boyd Professor of Chemistry and vice chancellor of strategic initiatives at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Annette Yancy will be honored by the National Academic Advising Association and James Owens will have an award named in his honor at Auburn University.

Dr. Shaq Makes Good on a Promise to His Mother

Dr. Shaq Makes Good on a Promise to His Mother

The four-time NBA champion, 11-time All Star, and most valuable player, was awarded a doctorate in education at Barry University.

The New Dean of the Business School at the University of Arkansas

The New Dean of the Business School at the University of Arkansas

Eli Jones is currently dean of the E.J. Curso College of Business at Louisiana State University.

Four African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts

Four African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts

Katrice Albert, Quincy Moore, Dawn Forbes Murphy, and Cassandra Bradley have been named to new positions.