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Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Four African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

The four faculty members in new positions are Christina Knight at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Jessyka Finley at Middlebury College in Vermont, Richard Souvenir at Temple University in Philadelphia, and Michael James at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

New Black Faculty Association at the University of Cincinnati

New Black Faculty Association at the University of Cincinnati

The organization is an official group at the university with funding and other support services provided by the university administration. The university will fund the group’s faculty development seminars, research symposia, as well as mentoring and networking initiatives.

New Administrative Assignments for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Assignments 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.

Middlebury College Names New Intercultural Center After Two Early Black Alumni

Middlebury College Names New Intercultural Center After Two Early Black Alumni

The new Anderson Freeman Resource Center was named after Mary Annette Anderson, the valedictorian of the Class of 1889 and Martin Henry Freeman of the Class of 1849 who later became president of Liberia College.

Middlebury College Houses a Vast Archive of Abolitionist Letters

Middlebury College Houses a Vast Archive of Abolitionist Letters

The archive contains the letters of four generations of the Robinson family. Rowland Thomas Robinson and Rachel Gilpin Robinson were devout Quakers, who were among the earliest abolitionists in the state of Vermont.

Middlebury College's Connection to 12 Years a Slave

Middlebury College’s Connection to 12 Years a Slave

Middlebury College in Vermont recently received the donation of two portraits, one of which shows the Middlebury College alumnus who rescued Solomon Northup from bondage in Louisiana.

Two Black Scholars in New Faculty Posts

Two Black Scholars in New Faculty Posts

Jericho Brown is a new assistant professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta and Nadia Rabesahala Horning was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of political science at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Leading Liberal Arts Colleges Form New Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity

Leading Liberal Arts Colleges Form New Partnership to Increase Faculty Diversity

The Creating Connections Consortium is a partnership between 26 leading liberal arts colleges and the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University.

Middlebury College Adds a Second Posse of Low-Income Students

Middlebury College Adds a Second Posse of Low-Income Students

Since 1998 Middlebury College in Vermont has been admitting and offering full-tuition scholarships to a posse of students from New York City high schools. The college is now adding a second posse from Chicago public schools.

Middlebury College Announces New Venture in Cameroon

Middlebury College Announces New Venture in Cameroon

Middlebury students who travel to Cameroon must pledge only to speak French or one of many local dialects.