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Paine College Loses Accreditation, But Court Injunction Maintains Status Quo

Paine College Loses Accreditation, But Court Injunction Maintains Status Quo

Without accreditation, students at Paine College will be ineligible for federal financial aid programs. Currently, about 95 percent of Paine College students participate in federal financial aid programs.

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.

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.

Agency Votes to Revoke the Accreditation of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia

Agency Votes to Revoke the Accreditation of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia

The college quickly responded by saying it would appeal the decision. While the appeal is underway, the college will retain its accredited status. Should the appeal fail and accreditation is revoked, students at Paine College will be ineligible for federal financial aid programs.

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.

Paine College Names Samuel Sullivan as Its President, But Not for Long

Paine College Names Samuel Sullivan as Its President, But Not for Long

Samuel Sullivan was named acting president of Paine College in September 2014. A month later he was fired but then rehired as interim president after student and faculty protests. Now he has been named president, but only for a term of one year.

Paine College Announces Plan to Deal With Budget Shortfall

Paine College Announces Plan to Deal With Budget Shortfall

Earlier this month, Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, announced that it was unable to pay its faculty and employees as scheduled. But employees did receive their paychecks within a week. Now the college has announced a new emergency fundraising effort and plans to trim its expenses.

Paine College Fails to Meet Payroll

Paine College Fails to Meet Payroll

In a major blow to the Paine college’s effort to demonstrate financial stability to its accrediting agency, the college has announced that it was unable to meet its most recent payroll commitment.

A Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

A Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Colleges and Universities

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

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.

In Memoriam: Silas Norman Jr. 1941-2015

In Memoriam: Silas Norman Jr. 1941-2015

Silas Norman Jr. was associate dean of admissions, diversity and inclusion at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. Until 2014, he also served as chair of the board of trustees of his alma mater, Paine College in Augusta, Georgia.

Four Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Four Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are George L. Daniels of the University of Alabama, Lawanda Cummings of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, Hewitt W. Matthews of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and Dawn J. Wright of Oregon State University.

Paine College Gets Some Good News, But Still Has Some Work to Do

Paine College Gets Some Good News, But Still Has Some Work to Do

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has given some encouraging news to Paine College that was placed on accreditation probation in June 2014.

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.

Paine College Suspends Its Football Program

Paine College Suspends Its Football Program

This past fall, Paine College played a full varsity schedule of 10 football games for the first time in over a half century. The team had a record of two wins and eight losses. Now financial concerns have forced the college to suspend football for at least two years.

R. Wayne Woodson Looks to Revive the Music Program at Paine College

R. Wayne Woodson Looks to Revive the Music Program at Paine College

The college no longer offers a music major and the college’s music collections have dwindled. Membership in the college’s choir was reduced to less than half of what it had been, but is now on the rebound.

Paine College Acting President Removed, Then Reinstated

Paine College Acting President Removed, Then Reinstated

Samuel Sullivan had been serving as acting president of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, for about a month when he was ousted from office. After student and faculty protests, Dr. Sullivan was reinstated with the title of interim president.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Dexter A. Bailey Jr. at Stony Brook University in New York, Cheryl Evans Jones at Paine College in Georgia, Stacy Downing at Delaware State University, Brian Seymour at Edward Waters College in Florida, and Jonathan Muse at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Paine College President Submits His Resignation

Paine College President Submits His Resignation

George C. Bradley has resigned as president of historically Black Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. This past June, the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools placed Paine College on accreditation probation.

Alice Simpkins Retires After 42 Years at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia

Alice Simpkins Retires After 42 Years at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia

In 1972, Simpkins was hired as a professional tutor at Paine College. She held the post of director of institutional research for more than a quarter century until her retirement this year.

New Administrative Posts for Nine African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine African Americans in Higher Education

The new administrative appointees are Joyce A. Dixon, Yohuru Williams, Selina B. Kohn, Milyon Trulove, Denisha L. Hendricks, Destinee Waiters, Mathwon Howard, Lamont Hinson, and Gregory Harris.

A New Clandestine Website Calls for Ouster of Paine College's President

A New Clandestine Website Calls for Ouster of Paine College’s President

In June the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools placed Paine College on accreditation probation. The college has 12 months to address the commission’s concerns or it could lose its accreditation.

 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.

Paine College Becomes Smoke-Free, Beefs Up Security

Paine College Becomes Smoke-Free, Beefs Up Security

Historically Black Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, has announced that as of July 1, the campus will become a smoke-free zone. Also, many measures have been taken to increase security after two shooting incidents that took place on campus in May.

African American Mother and Son Earn Doctorates on the Same Day

African American Mother and Son Earn Doctorates on the Same Day

Maurice McBride, an assistant professor of business at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, and his mother recently received doctorates on the same from Capella University in Minneapolis.

Nine Black Academics Taking on New Administrative Roles

Nine Black Academics Taking on New Administrative Roles

The new appointees are Monica Boyd, Stephen L. McDaniel, Alan Robertson Sr., Tanya Freeman, Tara A. Brooks, Brandon P. Brown, Marcus Clark, Ashiwel Undieh, and Scott Jackson Dantley.

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.

Paine College Names Co-Deans for the Office of Student Affairs

Paine College Names Co-Deans for the Office of Student Affairs

Reginald B. Beaty and Tony L. Owens were appointed as co-deans of student affairs of the historically Black college in Augusta, Georgia. Both men co-founded the Foundation for Educational Success.

Paine College Makes Two Major Appointments to Its Leadership Team

Paine College Makes Two Major Appointments to Its Leadership Team

The historically Black college in Augusta, Georgia, announced that Samuel Sullivan was appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs and Edward Patrick was named vice president of administrative and fiscal affairs.

Paine College Establishes Its Own Police Department

Paine College Establishes Its Own Police Department

Previously, the campus in Augusta, Georgia, was patrolled by the Campus Safety Department. Now officers of the Paine College Police Department have arresting authority in the entire state of Georgia.

In Memoriam: Jeffrey R. Thomas

In Memoriam: Jeffrey R. Thomas

Jeffrey R. Thomas, an assistant professor of religion at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, died earlier this month. He also served as the pastor of the Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Augusta.

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Coreen Dawkins Jackson at Tennessee State University, Sasha McCraw at Paine College, Janice Welbrun of Marquette University, and John Dozier at the University of South Carolina.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Three African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

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.

Campus of Paine College Named to National Registry of Historic Places

Campus of Paine College Named to National Registry of Historic Places

Among the historic landmarks on the Paine College campus are Candler Memorial Library, Mary Helm Hall, Epworth Residential Hall and the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.

Scholar Discovers the Only Known Painting of the Harlem Renaissance's Gwendolyn Bennett

Scholar Discovers the Only Known Painting of the Harlem Renaissance’s Gwendolyn Bennett

Most of Bennett’s artwork was destroyed in a fire but in conducting research for a book on Bennett, Belinda Wheeler of historically Black Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, came across a 1931 oil painting.

Five HBCUs Participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative

Five HBCUs Participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative

Alabama State University, Prairie View A&M University, St. Augustine College, Paine College and North Carolina Central University are involved in the UNCF project.