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Two African Americans Step Down From High-Level University Posts

Two African Americans Step Down From High-Level University Posts

Cheryl Harrelson has stepped down as vice president for advancement at New Mexico State University and Elfred Anthony Pinkard has retired as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.

Black Physicist Named the Rosen Scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Black Physicist Named the Rosen Scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Edwin Fohtung, an assistant professor of physics at New Mexico State University, was named the 2015 Rosen Scholar by the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The designation comes with $150,000 in grant money to fund Dr. Fohtung’s research.

In Memoriam: Clarence H. Fielder, 1927-2015

In Memoriam: Clarence H. Fielder, 1927-2015

Clarence Fielder taught in the Las Cruces, New Mexico, public schools for 32 years and taught African American history at New Mexico State University from 1970 to 2010.

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago. He served as provost at DePaul from 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he was associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

Two Black Scholars Are Finalists for Dean of Education at New Mexico State University

Two Black Scholars Are Finalists for Dean of Education at New Mexico State University

Osman Alawiye is dean of the School of Education at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota and Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago.

H. Prentice Baptiste to Lead the National Association for Multicultural Education

H. Prentice Baptiste to Lead the National Association for Multicultural Education

H. Prentice Baptiste is a Distinguished Achievement Professor in the College of Education at New Mexico State University. He will serve as president-elect for two years before becoming president in 2016.

McKinley Boston Retiring as Athletics Director at New Mexico State University

McKinley Boston Retiring as Athletics Director at New Mexico State University

Dr. Boston has served as athletics director at New Mexico State University for the past 10 years. Earlier in his academic career he was director of athletics at the University of Minnesota, where he also served as vice president for student affairs.

Tilahun Adera Named Provost at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri

Tilahun Adera Named Provost at Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri

Dr. Adera, a native of Ethiopia, was the dean of the College of Health and Social Sciences at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. Earlier he was a professor of epidemiology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

New Posts for Three African American Administrators

New Posts for Three African American Administrators

The appointees are Cheryl Harrelson at New Mexico State University, Claude Poux at the Harvard College Observatory and Ferentz Lafargue at Williams College in Massachusetts.

Cheryl Henderson Is Among the Finalists for Key Fundraising Post at New Mexico State University

Cheryl Henderson Is Among the Finalists for Key Fundraising Post at New Mexico State University

Currently, Cheryl Harrelson is the associate vice president for annual and special gifts, stewardship, and special events for the Washington State University Foundation.

New Mexico State University Honors Its President and an Early Black Football Star

New Mexico State University Honors Its President and an Early Black Football Star

Pervis Atkins’ number 27 football uniform was retired but was briefly “unretired” on Saturday so the university could present a uniform jersey to Garrey Carruthers, the 27th president of the university.

Honors for Three Black Scholars

Honors for Three Black Scholars

The honorees are Archie Wade, a retired professor of kinesiology at the University of Alabama, Adriel Hilton of Grand Valley State University, and John Idowu of New Mexico State University.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Four African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Four black scholars receive acclaim.