Here is this week’s roundup of news of African Americans who have been appointed to administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Mississippi State University related articles
The University of Texas removed an inscription from a wall that paid tribute to those who fought for the Confederacy and Cornell University renamed its 3,500-acre Cornell Plantations to the Cornell Botanic Gardens.
American families who face economic hardship or mental health issues when their children are young are highly likely to continue to struggle and have families that continue to live under a high level of stress.
This year, 54 Truman scholars were selected from 775 candidates nominated by 305 colleges and universities. Of this year’s 54 Truman Scholars, it appears that nine, or 16.7 percent, are Black Americans.
Mississippi State University and the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities at the University of Mississippi Medical Center are teaming up to combat racial healthcare disparities in the state of Mississippi.
Since 2010, Dr. Sykes has served as president of Alabama Southern Community College in Monroeville. Earlier in his career, President Sykes was dean of students at Meridian Community College in Mississippi.
The website, entitled “A Shaky Truce: Starkville Civil Rights Struggles, 1960-1980,” includes oral history interviews, photographs, and documents on the history of the university and the city, school desegregation, and the civil rights movement.
The honorees are the late Clement A. Price of Rutgers University, Thomas H. Epps III of the University of Delaware, James E. Coleman Jr. of Duke University, Ngondi Kamatuka of the University of Kansas, and Sheila Jackson of Mississippi State University.
The honorees are Minion K.C. Morrison of Mississippi State University, Dionne Hoskins of Savannah State University in Georgia, and Condoleezza Rice of Stanford University in California.
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.
The research team examined U.S. Census data in 1990 and 2010. They found while urban neighborhoods have become less segregated, an increased level of racial segregation has occurred in suburban communities and that many suburbs are becoming racially homogenous.
The new appointees are Tamica Smith Jones, Tammara Durham, Cedric Gathings, Anthony L. Holloman, Geovette E. Washington, Bernadine M. Douglas, Donell Young, and Timothy Davis.
From March 21 to June 20, items from the private collection of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey will be on display at the Mitchell Memorial Library on the campus of Mississippi State University in Starkville.
The honorees are Antoine J. Alston of North Carolina A&T State University, Adriel A. Hilton of Western Carolina University, Phyllis Miller of Mississippi State University, and Bernardine M. Lacey of Delaware State University.
There are 3,285 African Americans enrolled at the University of Mississippi this fall. They make up 14.2 percent of the total enrollments. Blacks make up 37.4 percent of the state’s population.
Debra M. Brown, a graduate of the School of Architecture at Mississippi State University and the law school at the University of Mississippi, is the only attorney in the state that has a degree in architecture.
Mary L. Vaughn of Mississippi State is being honored by the National College Testing Association and Paul Tchounwou of Jackson State will be presented with an award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Achille Messac was named dean of the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University. He has been serving as distinguished professor and chair of the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Syracuse University in New York.
He has served as dean of the School of Architecture at Florida A&M since 1996.
Keith W. McIntosh of Pima County Community College, Cedric Gathings of Mississippi State, and Roland Smith of Rice University, are the honorees.
The hair was apparently taken from his head in Indiana in 1876.