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As Protestors Take to the Streets, the Haters Still Lurk in the Academic World

As Protestors Take to the Streets, the Haters Still Lurk in the Academic World

Amidst what may be the greatest wave of protests for racial justice ever seen in the United States, it is not surprising that there have been reactions from those who hold bigoted or racist views.

Mitchell College in Connecticut Names Tracy Epsy as its Eighth President

Mitchell College in Connecticut Names Tracy Epsy as its Eighth President

Dr. Epsy currently serves as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Pfeiffer University, which operates three campuses in Charlotte, Raleigh, and Misenheimer, North Carolina. She has been on the staff at Pfeiffer University for more than two decades.

Rita Dove Wins the $100,000 Wallace Stevens Award From the Academy of American Poets

Rita Dove Wins the $100,000 Wallace Stevens Award From the Academy of American Poets

Rita Dove, Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia, served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1993 to 1995 and won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1987. She is the only poet to receive the National Humanities Medal and the National Medal of Arts.

Rita Dove Appointed Poetry Editor at The New York Times

Rita Dove Appointed Poetry Editor at The New York Times

In this role, the University of Virginia’s Professor Dove will select a poem from new or forthcoming collections that will be published in the New York Times Magazine each Sunday. These new duties will not affect her role at the University of Virginia.

In Memoriam: David G. Carter, 1942-2018

In Memoriam: David G. Carter, 1942-2018

David G. Carter was the former chancellor of the Connecticut State University System and former president of Eastern Connecticut State University. He was the first African American to serve as president of a four-year institution of higher education in Connecticut.

Rita Dove to Receive the $20,000 Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement

Rita Dove to Receive the $20,000 Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement

The Stone Award was established in 2011 to highlight the work of the creative writing program at Oregon State University’s School of Writing. Literature, and Film. The award comes with a $20,000 prize. Professor Dove, the Commonwealth Professor of English at the University of Virginia, will accept the award next spring in Oregon.

Racial Slurs Written on Residence Hall Bulletin Board at Miami University in Ohio

Racial Slurs Written on Residence Hall Bulletin Board at Miami University in Ohio

The offensive writings, admitted to by two first-year male students, included anti-Semitic, anti-women, homophobic, and racial slurs.

The Next President of the University of Richmond

The Next President of the University of Richmond

Dr. Crutcher currently is the co-chair of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP). From 2004 to 2014, Dr. Crutcher was president of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts.

Doctoral Student Explores Criminal Trials of Black Women During the Civil War

Doctoral Student Explores Criminal Trials of Black Women During the Civil War

Tamika Richeson, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Virginia, is researching records in the National Archives detailing 500 arrests of Black women in Washington in the years 1861 and 1862.

Central State University Forms Educational Partnerships With Other Colleges and Universities

Central State University Forms Educational Partnerships With Other Colleges and Universities

The historically Black university has made agreements with Stark State College, Clark State Community College, and Miami University.