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Morris Brown College in Atlanta Will Soon Be Evaluated for Reaccreditation

Morris Brown College in Atlanta Will Soon Be Evaluated for Reaccreditation

Officers of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools intend to visit the Morris Brown campus in January 2021 for their final evaluation before candidacy consideration in April 2021. Morris Brown College, founded in 1881, lost its accreditation in 2002.

Kevin James Named the Nineteenth President of Morris Brown College in Atlanta

Kevin James Named the Nineteenth President of Morris Brown College in Atlanta

Dr. James has been serving in this role on an interim basis since March 2019. The college has not been accredited since 2002 and enrolls only a few dozen students. But it is seeking to regain accreditation through the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.

Black Colleges Are Concerned About Their Financial Future Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Black Colleges Are Concerned About Their Financial Future Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Historically Black colleges and universities, which, in some cases, have been previously dealing with low enrollment, now must face what will happen if the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates an already tenuous financial future.

Desha Williams to Lead the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University

Desha Williams to Lead the College of Education and Social Work at West Chester University

Since 2018, Dr. Williams has been serving as a professor of mathematics education and chair of the department of teacher education at Georgia College and State University. Earlier, she taught at Kennesaw State University in Georgia for 11 years.

Historically Black Morris Brown College Teams Up With Point University

Historically Black Morris Brown College Teams Up With Point University

Under the agreement, graduates of Morris Brown College will be able to enroll in graduate programs at Point University and receive a tuition discount. At this point, the agreement will have a small impact as only 35 students are enrolled at Morris Brown College.

A Strong Glimmer of Hope for Morris Brown College in Atlanta

A Strong Glimmer of Hope for Morris Brown College in Atlanta

The General Board of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has announced that it is forgiving $4 million in debt owed to the board by historically Black Morris Brown College in Atlanta. The elimination of the debt will help the college in its efforts to regain accreditation.

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.

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.

Kevin James Appointed Interim President of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia

Kevin James Appointed Interim President of Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia

Over the past twenty years, Dr. James has served in both faculty and administrative positions at several universities. Most recently, he served as interim CEO of the 100 Black Men of America Inc., a nonprofit organization that hosts mentorship and community services initiatives across the country.

Five African American Men Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

Five African American Men Who Are Stepping Down From Their Posts in Higher Education

The African American men who are leaving their current posts are Winston B. Crisp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Corey D.B. Walker at Virginia Union University, Donald Cole at the University of Mississippi, Cliff Thornton at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and Stanley Pritchett at Morris Brown College in Atlanta.

In Memoriam: Percy J. Vaughn, Jr., 1932-2018

In Memoriam: Percy J. Vaughn, Jr., 1932-2018

Percy J. Vaughn, Jr. was the founding dean of Alabama State University’s College of Business Administration. He joined the faculty at the university in 1975 and served as a professor of marketing until his retirement 35 years later in 2010.

Jesse Mason Named Provost at North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota

Jesse Mason Named Provost at North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota

Since 2015, Dr. Mason has served as dean of academic affairs at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Earlier in his career, he was a professor of psychology at Clark Atlanta University and chair of social science at Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Clarissa Myrick-Harris has been serving as associate provost for pedagogical and curricular initiatives at Morehouse College in Atlanta. She also served as a professor of African American studies at Morehouse.

In Memoriam: James Alan McPherson, 1943-2016

In Memoriam: James Alan McPherson, 1943-2016

In 1978, Professor McPherson was the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. At the time of his death he was professor emeritus at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

A Haunting Photographic Essay on Morris Brown College

A Haunting Photographic Essay on Morris Brown College

The University of Georgia Press has published a striking new book chronicling the troubles of historically Black Morris Brown College in Atlanta.

Morris Brown College Emerges From Bankruptcy

Morris Brown College Emerges From Bankruptcy

In 2012, Morris Brown College in Atlanta filed for bankruptcy. After the sale of 26 acres of its campus to the city of Atlanta, the college has emerged from bankruptcy proceedings and will now seek to regain its accreditation.

Clark Atlanta University Sues the City of Atlanta Over Morris Brown College Land Deal

Clark Atlanta University Sues the City of Atlanta Over Morris Brown College Land Deal

Historically Black Clark Atlanta University has filed a lawsuit against the city of Atlanta claiming that the university had rights to land recently bought by the city from Morris Brown College.

Knoxville College Is the 2014 Winner of the Home Depot Retool Your School Tier 1 Grant

Knoxville College Is the 2014 Winner of the Home Depot Retool Your School Tier 1 Grant

Knoxville College in Tennessee will use the grant to renovate the lower atrium of the Alumni Library. Floors, restrooms, and doors will be redone and new landscaping outside the building will be added.

A Resurrection Plan for Morris Brown College

A Resurrection Plan for Morris Brown College

In 2002, Morris Brown College, a historically Black educational institutions in Atlanta, lost its accreditation due to an unstable financial position. In 2012, the college filed for bankruptcy. Now the college has filed a reorganization plan with the bankruptcy court.

Morris Brown College Files for Bankruptcy

Morris Brown College Files for Bankruptcy

Since the college lost accreditation a decade ago, students enrollments have dropped from 2,500 to 50. Facing a foreclosure sale on much of the campus, the college filed for federal protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.