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Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Gillian McKnight-Tutein at Front Range Community College in Colorado, Marshawn Wolley at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Barbara Exum at Virginia Commonwealth University, Xavier A. Cole at Marquette University, and Kevin McDonald at the University of Missouri.

The New Dean of Students at Clemson University in South Carolina

The New Dean of Students at Clemson University in South Carolina

Christopher Miller has served as vice president for student affairs at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and vice chancellor for student affairs and administrative services at the University of Illinois-Springfield.

University Study Finds Racial Discrimination by Mortgage Loan Originators

University Study Finds Racial Discrimination by Mortgage Loan Originators

The results showed that some mortgage loan originators did not response to people with African American sounding names, others rejected applications outright, and others delayed their responses so that the potential borrower was apt to take their business elsewhere.

Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade Funds Literacy Program at Marquette University

Miami Heat’s Dwayne Wade Funds Literacy Program at Marquette University

Dwayne Wade, who played his college basketball at Marquette, has pledged to donate $195,000 over three years through his Wade’s World Foundation to support a program to reduce the racial literacy gap among inner-city children.

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Positions

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Positions

The new appointees are George Koonce at Marian University in Wisconsin, Katherine Phillips at Columbia Business School, and Stephanie Helms Pickett at Duke University.

Honors for Two African American Faculty Members

Honors for Two African American Faculty Members

Michael Nduati of the University of California Riverside received a New Faculty Scholar Award and Howard Fuller of Marquette University was named an “Unsung Hero of the Civil Rights Movement.”

Two African Americans Are Finalists for Dean of Libraries at West Virginia University

Two African Americans Are Finalists for Dean of Libraries at West Virginia University

Jon E. Cawthorne is the associate dean for public services and assessment at Florida State University Libraries and Janice Welburn is dean of University Libraries at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Coreen Dawkins Jackson at Tennessee State University, Sasha McCraw at Paine College, Janice Welbrun of Marquette University, and John Dozier at the University of South Carolina.

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.

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Richard Wamai of Northeastern University in Boston, Karen Jackson-Weaver of Princeton University, and Howard Fuller of Marquette University in Milwaukee.

The Higher Education of the New Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court

The Higher Education of the New Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court

The first Black Supreme Court justice and first Black chief justice is a graduate of Kentucky State University and the University of Oklahoma School of Law. He is a former assistant dean of the law school at Marquette University.

Grants and Gifts

Grants and Gifts

This week’s grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.