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Tomikia LeGrande Chosen to Lead Prairie View A&M University in Texas

Tomikia LeGrande Chosen to Lead Prairie View A&M University in Texas

Since 2018, Dr. LeGrande has served as vice provost for strategic enrollment management at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Earlier, she was vice president for strategic enrollment management at the University of Houston-Downtown. Prior to her duties in Houston, Dr. LeGrande worked at North Carolina A&T State University and Winston-Salem State University.

Two African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Two African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions at Southern Universities

Margaret I. Kanipes was named dean of the new Honors College at North Carolina A&T State University and Leah Tolbert Lyons was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Middle Tennessee State University

Universities Announced the Appointments of Six Black Administrators

Universities Announced the Appointments of Six Black Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Scott Hamilton Adams at California Lutheran University, Olivia Lapeyrolerie at New York University, Kristi Smith at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Oliver M. Thomas at North Carolina A&T State University, Anne Edwards at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Paulette G. Curtis at Florida State University.

Melissa Holloway Will Lead the National Association of College and University Attorneys

Melissa Holloway Will Lead the National Association of College and University Attorneys

Holloway joined the staff at North Carolina A&T State University in May 2019 after serving as deputy general counsel at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, from October 2015 through April 2019. She will serve for one year as chair-elect at NACUA before taking over as chair in 2023.

Tonya Smith-Jackson Is the New Provost at North Carolina A&T State University

Tonya Smith-Jackson Is the New Provost at North Carolina A&T State University

Dr. Smith-Jackson has worked for North Carolina A&T since 2013. She originally joined A&T as a professor and chair of the department of industrial and systems engineering and founder/director of the Human Factors Analytics Laboratory. She was later named senior vice provost for academic affairs.

IBM Names Six HBCUs Where It Will Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

IBM Names Six HBCUs Where It Will Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

Cybersecurity Leadership Centers will be established at North Carolina A&T State University, Southern University System, Clark Atlanta University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Morgan State University, and South Carolina State University.

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.

North Carolina A&T State University Announces Record Enrollments

North Carolina A&T State University Announces Record Enrollments

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University recently announced that the school is educating about 13,500 students for the 2022-2023 academic year, making it the largest historically black university in the nation for the ninth straight year and the largest enrollment ever recorded by an HBCU.

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.

Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions at Universities

The new deans are Ethel Scurlock at the University of Mississippi, Anthony Davis at Georgia State University, Corey Smith at Voorhees College in Denmark, North Carolina, Joi Spencer at the University of California, Riveraide, and Lisa Owens-Jackson at North Carolina A&T State University.

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.

New University Administrative Posts for Six African Americans

New University Administrative Posts for Six African Americans

Taking on new administrative duties are Richantae Johnson at Kent State University in Ohio, Will Guzmán at North Carolina A&T State University, Gabrielle Young at Maryville University in St. Louis, Joseph Green at Virginia Union University, Jeannie Brown at the University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, and James M. DuBose Jr. at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.

In Memoriam: Zollie Stevenson, Jr., 1953-2022

In Memoriam: Zollie Stevenson, Jr., 1953-2022

After serving as an administrator for public school systems n Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Dr. Stevenson spent more than a decade at the U.S. Department of Education. He then taught at Howard University and Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Pamela Richardson Wilks Is the New Provost at Coppin State University in Baltimore

Pamela Richardson Wilks Is the New Provost at Coppin State University in Baltimore

Dr. Wilks joins Coppin State University from Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she most recently served as associate provost for academic operations, programs, and institutional planning, research, and effectiveness. Earlier, Dr. Wilks was an administrator and associate professor of English at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are David Marshall at Savannah State University in Georgia, Andrew Chin at Florida A&M University, Janelle L. West at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, Dara N. Byrne at the City University of New York, Christopher D. Card at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and Elimelda Moige Ongeri at North Carolina A&T State University.

Six Black Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Six Black Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative roles are Richard Cross at Lincoln University in Missouri, Madeline Brown at North Carolina A&T State University, Joe Leonard at Howard University, Birma Gaino at Clemson University, Courtney Cadore at Dillard University in New Orleans, and Shawn Odom at Winston-Salem State University.

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties

Taking on new duties are Valerie Giddings at North Carolina A&T State University, Collin Stultz of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robin R. Davis at Virginia Union University in Richmond, and Giselle Armond Abron at the University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine.

New Duties for a Trio of Black Scholars

New Duties for a Trio of Black Scholars

Arwin Smallwood, a professor of history at North Carolina A&T State University, was named interim vice provost for undergraduate education. Courtney-Savali Andrews will join the faculty at the Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio and Jerelle Joseph will be an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University.

IBM to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers  at Six Historically Black Universities

IBM to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers at Six Historically Black Universities

IBM will develop for each HBCU a customized IBM Security Learning Academy portal. The six participating HBCUs are Clark Atlanta University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, South Carolina State University, Southern University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

North Carolina A&T Acquires the The Justice Henry E. and Shirley T. Frye Archival Collection

North Carolina A&T Acquires the The Justice Henry E. and Shirley T. Frye Archival Collection

Shirley Frye was a longtime administrator at North Carolina A&T State University and nearby Bennett College. Henry Frye was a district attorney, legislator, judge, and chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

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.

Three State-Operated HBCUs in North Carolina Can Now Admit More Out-of-State Students

Three State-Operated HBCUs in North Carolina Can Now Admit More Out-of-State Students

State universities in North Carolina are restricted in the number of students they can enroll who live outside the state. The general limit is to cap out-of-state enrollment at 18 percent. North Carolina A&T State University and North Carolina Central University can now admit 35 percent of students from outside North Carolina. The threshold for Elizabeth City State University was raised to 50 percent.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Dawn M. Nail at North Carolina A&T State University, Steven Byrd at Xavier University in New Orleans, and Victoria Nichols at Virginia Union University.

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.

Mark Melton to Serve as Provost at Saint Augustine's University

Mark Melton to Serve as Provost at Saint Augustine’s University

Dr. Melton has been serving as a professor of biology and dean for the School of Sciences, Mathematics, and Allied Health at the university. During his tenure at the university, Dr. Melton has been chair of the department of biological and physical sciences and director of the honors program.

New Penn State Initiatives Aim to Boost Diversity in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

New Penn State Initiatives Aim to Boost Diversity in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Pennsylvania State University is undertaking multiple initiatives, including a collaboration with North Carolina A&T State University and the BRIDGE project, a new mentoring initiative for undergraduates who are from underrepresented minority groups or are first-generation college students.  

HBCU Students Produce Fashion Collection Through Urban Outfitters Internship Program

HBCU Students Produce Fashion Collection Through Urban Outfitters Internship Program

Students from Clark Atlanta University, Howard University, and North Carolina A&T State University participated in the 10-week summer internship program that designed a 24-piece apparel and lifestyle collection celebrating the culture and community of their respective schools.

East Carolina University Names Robin Coger as Provost/Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

East Carolina University Names Robin Coger as Provost/Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Dr. Coger is currently the dean of the College of Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering at North Carolina A&T State University. Earlier, she was a faculty member in the department of mechanical engineering and engineering science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from 1996 to 2011. She will take on her new job in July 2022.

New Administrative Roles for Four African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Four African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are John E. Smith at Clark Atlanta University, Samira Malik at Northeastern University in Boston, Archie Tucker at the University of Texas at Tyler, and Rosalind Dale at North Carolina A&T State University.

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.

New Faculty Roles for Five African Americans at Southern Universities

New Faculty Roles for Five African Americans at Southern Universities

Taking on new roles are Mfon Akpan at Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Charreau Bell at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Robbie Morganfield at North Carolina A&T State University, and Stephanie Yates at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Jelani Favors Appointed to an Endowed Chair at North Carolina A&T State University

Jelani Favors Appointed to an Endowed Chair at North Carolina A&T State University

The Henry E. Frye Distinguished Professorship is named for an American judge and politician who served as the first African American chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Judge Frye and his wife, Shirley, are graduates of North Carolina A&T State University and established the endowed faculty position.

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.

A Large Group of African Americns Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

A Large Group of African Americns Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Here is a roundup of recent announcements regarding the appointments of African Americans to administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Defense Department Funds HBCU Centers of Excellence in Biotechnology and Materials Science

Defense Department Funds HBCU Centers of Excellence in Biotechnology and Materials Science

After considering proposals from many institutions, the Army Research Laboratory chose to fund the Center for Biotechnology at North Carolina A&T State Univerity in Greensboro and the Center for Advanced Electro-Photonics with 2D Materials at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

On January 4, 1964, Harold Franklin enrolled at Auburn University as a graduate student in history. He was the first Black student to enroll at Auburn. After completing his studies, he was not allowed to defend his master’s degree thesis and was not awarded his degree. This injustice was not corrected until 2020.