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In Memoriam: Wendell Carl Baker, 1946-2021

In Memoriam: Wendell Carl Baker, 1946-2021

In 1976, Dr. Baker joined the faculty at Prairie View A&M University, where he taught agricultural science. He also was the manager of the university’s farm. He taught at the university until 1984 and then devoted his full time to the Baker Veterinary Clinic, which he had opened in Prairie View in 1978.

In Memoriam: Douthard R. Butler, 1934-2021

In Memoriam: Douthard R. Butler, 1934-2021

Dr. Butler, who held a doctorate in public administration from George Mason University, taught undergraduate courses in government at the university for 20 years. He retired from teaching in December 2020.

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Five African Americans Deans

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Five African Americans Deans

The new African American deans are Edward Thomas Jr. at Auburn University in Alabama, Katherine Whitaker at Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, John Guns at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Allyssa L. Harris at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, and Takeem L. Dean at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey.

Prairie View A&M University Initiates Partnerships With Six Universities in Africa

Prairie View A&M University Initiates Partnerships With Six Universities in Africa

Historically Black Prairie View A&M University in Texas is spearheading a new multidisciplinary effort to help improve food security, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and social welfare in Africa. Camille Gibson, interim dean of the College of Juvenile Justice, is leading the new Pacesetters Initiative that has six partner universities in Africa.

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.

Prairie View A&M University in Texas Creates the Toni Morrison Writing Program

Prairie View A&M University in Texas Creates the Toni Morrison Writing Program

The new Writing Program – supported by a $3 million donation from philanthropist and novelist MacKenzie Scott – will include a Toni Morrison Writer-in-Residence. Appointed annually, a different writer each year will have a one-year visiting appointment at Prairie View, where that individual will offer a seminar in writing.

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.

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

Five African Americans Who Have Announced Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Five African Americans Who Have Announced Their Retirements From Higher Education Posts

Those who have announced they are stepping down are Melvin K. Smith at Auburn University in Alabama, Cassandra Vaughn and Janice Gibson at Alcorn State University in Mississippi, Renée A. Middleton at Ohio University, and Glenda Jones at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Four Houston-Area Universities Form a Black Studies Consortium

Four Houston-Area Universities Form a Black Studies Consortium

Two historically Black educational institutions – Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University – have partnered with Rice University and the University of Houston to form the Southeastern Texas African and African American Studies Consortium.

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.

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.

In Memoriam: William E. Moore, 1941-2020

In Memoriam: William E. Moore, 1941-2020

After being the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry at Purdue University, Dr. Moore joined the chemistry faculty at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the late 1960s. He achieved the rank of full professor within five years.

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.

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.

Timothy Sams Will Be the Next President of SUNY Old Westbury

Timothy Sams Will Be the Next President of SUNY Old Westbury

Dr. Sams currently serves as vice president of student affairs at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. Earlier in his career, Dr. Sams was senior vice president for student development at Morehouse College in Atlanta and vice president for student life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

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.

In Memoriam: Elijah Walter Miles, 1934-2020

In Memoriam: Elijah Walter Miles, 1934-2020

Dr. Miles joined the faculty at San Diego State University in 1966. At that time he was the only African American on the university’s faculty. This earned him the nickname “The Godfather of Black Faculty.”

Four African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

Four African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions in Higher Education

The new deans are Taléa R. Drummer-Ferrell at Kent State University in Ohio, Dorie J. Gilbert at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, Cheryl Anderson at the University of California, San Diego, and Aarika Camp at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

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.

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.

Prairie View A&M Will Take Steps to Further Education on Systemic Racism in America

Prairie View A&M Will Take Steps to Further Education on Systemic Racism in America

Ruth J. Simmons, president of Prairie View A&M University in Texas, issued a statement to the university community outlining her plans for the educational institution in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.

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.

Fred Bonner II to Edit New Book Series on Racial and Gender Diversity in the Academy

Fred Bonner II to Edit New Book Series on Racial and Gender Diversity in the Academy

Fred A. Bonner II a professor in the department of educational leadership and counseling at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, has announced the launching of a book series, “Diverse Faculty in the Academy,” with Routledge Publishers.

Corey S. Bradford, Sr. Appointed President of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis

Corey S. Bradford, Sr. Appointed President of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis

Most recently, Dr. Bradford has been serving as senior vice president for business affairs at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Earlier, he served for 16 years within the Southern Illinois University System in various leadership positions.

Prairie View A&M University Alumnae Develop My HBCU Box

Prairie View A&M University Alumnae Develop My HBCU Box

Subscribers to the service receive a package each quarter that contains merchandise valued at $100 or more. The items in the box pertain to HBCU culture and to the subscriber’s particular HBCU.

Michael L. McFrazier to Lead the College of Education at Prairie View A&M University in Texas

Michael L. McFrazier to Lead the College of Education at Prairie View A&M University in Texas

Dr. McFrazier began his professional career as a public-school teacher and administrator in the Waco Independent School District. He joined the faculty at Prairie View A&M in 1998.

The Next Dean of the College of Business at Bowie State University in Maryland

The Next Dean of the College of Business at Bowie State University in Maryland

Dr. McNeil has been serving as an associate professor of economics at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. There, he led the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program he co-founded in the College of Business.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Nine African Americans

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Nine African Americans

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.

Nine African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

Jaffus Hardrick Appointed President of Florida Memorial University

Jaffus Hardrick Appointed President of Florida Memorial University

Dr. Hardrick has been serving as interim president of Florida Memorial University since July 2018. Earlier in his career, Dr. Hardrick served for 10 years at Florida International University as vice provost for access and success and as vice president of human resources.

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 African American Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles

Three African American Women Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Roles

Collette Chapman-Hilliard of the University of Georgia has been appointed to the editorial board of The Counseling Psychologist. Afua Hirsh at the University of Southern California and Melanye Price at Prairie View A&M University i n Texas have been appointed to endowed professorships.

Long-Time University of New Mexico Official Appointed to State Government Post

Long-Time University of New Mexico Official Appointed to State Government Post

William Scott Carreathers, director of African American Student Services at the University of New Mexico since 2000 has been appointed by the governor as the new executive director of the state’s Office of African American Affairs.

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.