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Norman C. Francis Receives the 2019 Laetare Medal from the University of Notre Dame

Norman C. Francis Receives the 2019 Laetare Medal from the University of Notre Dame

Established at the University of Notre Dame in 1883, the Laetare Medal was conceived as an American counterpart of the Golden Rose, a papal honor that dates from the 11th century. The award honors an individual who “has ennobled the arts and sciences, illustrated the ideals of the Church, and enriched the heritage of humanity.”

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.

In Memoriam: Annie Frances Lee, 1935-2014

In Memoriam: Annie Frances Lee, 1935-2014

Annie Lee was an internationally acclaimed artist who was a major supporter of the Tom Joyner Foundation’s effort to raise money for historically Black colleges and universities.

Robert Kelly Is a Finalist for Vice Chancellor at the University of Hawaii Manoa

Robert Kelly Is a Finalist for Vice Chancellor at the University of Hawaii Manoa

Dr. Kelly served as vice president at Loyola University in Chicago from 2009 to March of this year. Previously, he was vice president for student development at Seattle University.