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Vanessa Sheared Appointed Dean of Education at the University of the Pacific

Vanessa Sheared Appointed Dean of Education at the University of the Pacific

For the past decade Dr. Sheared has been serving as dean of the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento. Earlier, she served on the faculty at San Francisco State University.

The New Director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University

The New Director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University

Gena Flynn is the new director of the Center for Black Studies at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. She was director of academic support at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Flynn served on the staff at Columbia College in Chicago.

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Since July 2012, Dr. Hemphill has served as the 10th president of West Virginia State University. Previously, he was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

LeRoy Pernell Stepping Down as Dean of the College of Law at Florida A&M University

LeRoy Pernell Stepping Down as Dean of the College of Law at Florida A&M University

Professor Pernell became dean in 2008. Previously he served for 10 years as dean of the College of Law at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He will now return to his full-time faculty position at the FAMU law school.

Association for Black Culture Centers Moving to Northern Illinois University

Association for Black Culture Centers Moving to Northern Illinois University

The Association for Black Culture Centers is directed by Fred L. Hord, who is a professor and chair of Africana studies at Knox College. Under the agreement, Dr. Hord will join the faculty at Northern Illinois University.

Marquis Hill Wins the Thelonius Monk Jazz Competition

Marquis Hill Wins the Thelonius Monk Jazz Competition

Marquis Hill is a teaching associate in the jazz program at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and holds a master’s degree in jazz pedagogy from DePaul University in Chicago.

Two African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Two African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Kalenda Eaton, an associate professor of English at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania, was given the additional responsibility of director of Global Learning. Cornelius Gilbert was appointed an assistant professor in adult and higher education at Northern Illinois University.

Three African Americans Taking on New Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans Taking on New Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are LaTanya Junior at Jackson State University, Cornelius Gilbert at Northern Illinois University, and LaVar Charleston at the University of Wisconsin.

The New Leader of West Virginia State University

The New Leader of West Virginia State University

Brian Hemphill has been serving as vice president for student affairs at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Two African American Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Two African American Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Barbara Johnson of Northern Illinois University and Peter Williams of the University of Delaware are honored.