African Americans are about 13 percent of all undergraduate students but only 5.6 percent of the students who study abroad. A new partnership aims to increase study abroad opportunities for students at all minority serving educational institutions.
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H. James Williams has resigned as president of the university after less than three years on the job. Frank L. Sims, a member of the board of trustees who was an executive at Cargill Inc., has been named interim president.
Beginning this fall, all students at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas, will be given jobs either on campus or with local business that will offset most of their tuition and living expenses.
The Urban Environmental Justice and Social Entrepreneurship program will involve eight undergraduates from each institution. Duke students will spend three weeks at Paul Quinn College and will work to restore an urban stream.
Paul Quinn College, the historically Black educational institution in Dallas, has entered into an agreement to develop an online bachelor’s degree program in business administration. The program is expected to be offered during the spring 2014 semester.
The new appointees are Kathey Porter at Virginia Tech, Aleczander Whitfield at Johnson C. Smith University, Karen Weddle-West at the University of Memphis, and Halima Leak at Paul Quinn College.