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.
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The appointees are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Rodney Ridley Sr. at Wilkes University, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin, Barbara Gutherie at Northeastern University, Prince Ellis at Clermont College, A. Todd Franklin at Hamilton College, and Kenny Leon at Fordham University.
Roderick L. Ireland is the first African American Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He is leaving the bench in July and has accepted the position as Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston.
Eno E. Ebong is a new assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University in Boston and Lewis Gordon of the University of Connecticut was named the Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at Rhodes University in South Africa.
Dr. Barabino was associate chair for graduate studies and professor of biomedical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and previously served on the faculty at Northeastern University in Boston for 18 years.
Deloris Pettis is a new vice president at Northeastern University in Boston. Rodney Irvin was named director of employee relations at Virginia Tech and Samuel Sullivan was appointed interim provost at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia.
William “Mo” Cowan, a graduate of Duke University and the Northeastern University School of Law, will serve in the U.S. Senate until a special election is held to determine who will fill out the term of Senator John Kerry, who left Capitol Hill to become U.S. Secretary of State.
The honorees are Richard Wamai of Northeastern University in Boston, Karen Jackson-Weaver of Princeton University, and Howard Fuller of Marquette University in Milwaukee.
The Northeastern University law professor is recognized for her work for the advancement of women in the field of international law.