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Maria Arvelo Appointed Chief Operating Officer at Saint Augustine's University

Maria Arvelo Appointed Chief Operating Officer at Saint Augustine’s University

Dr. Lumpkin brings over 20 years of higher education experience to Saint Augustine’s University. Most recently, she served as the special assistant to the president, and as the inaugural executive director of student retention and the center for scholar communities at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania.

Saint Augustine's University Earns Approval to Offer Its Academic Programs Online

Saint Augustine’s University Earns Approval to Offer Its Academic Programs Online

After receiving approval from the accrediting agency, Saint Augustine’s University will begin by delivering its organizational management bachelor’s degree as a fully-online program, beginning this coming spring, through the department of extended studies.

James Lyons is a New Dean at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

James Lyons is a New Dean at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina

James Lyons II was named dean of the School of Humanities, Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences. He was been on the faculty at Saint Augustine’s University since 2007. He is also chair of the department of criminal justice at the university.

Two African American Women Named Provosts at Universities in North Carolina

Two African American Women Named Provosts at Universities in North Carolina

Farrah Jackson Ward has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Elizabeth City State University and Wanda Coneal has been named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh.

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.

Gaddius Faulcon to Lead Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Gaddius Faulcon to Lead Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Most recently, Dr Faulcon served as vice president of enrollment management at Saint Augustine’s University. Before that, he led historically Black Shaw University in Raleigh as its interim president from 2014 to 2015.

Saint Augustine's University President Everett B. Ward Announces His Retirement

Saint Augustine’s University President Everett B. Ward Announces His Retirement

Everett B. Ward, president of historically Black Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, will step down in July. The university recently was removed from accreditation probation status by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Five African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Marcus Guess at Albany State University, Keith Smith at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Ann McCorvey at Davidson College in North Carolina, Joffery Gaymon at Auburn University in Alabama, and Kristen Barnes at Columbia University in New York City.

Good News! Two HBCUs Removed From Accreditation Probation

Good News! Two HBCUs Removed From Accreditation Probation

Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, will no longer be on probation after two years under that cloud. The accreditor also removed Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte from probation.

Hurricane Florence Wreaks Havoc on North and South Carolina HBCUs

Hurricane Florence Wreaks Havoc on North and South Carolina HBCUs

The historically Black colleges and universities of North Carolina and South Carolina were among the many institutions affected by Hurricane Florence this past week.

Eleven African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eleven African Americans in New Administrative Positions 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.

Is Saint Augustine's University on the Ropes?

Is Saint Augustine’s University on the Ropes?

Recently, a published report stated that trustees of the university feared that the university was on the verge of closure. But President Everett Ward stated that he is confidant that the university will be able to show the accrediting body that the university is back on the right track.

Saint Augustine's University to Cuts Jobs in Restructuring Effort

Saint Augustine’s University to Cuts Jobs in Restructuring Effort

The university’s bottom line has taken a hit in recent years due to declining enrollments. In the fall of 2012, there were 1,387 students enrolled at the university. By 2016, fall enrollments stood at 944 students. Despite a slight increase in enrollments, financial problems remain.

Two African American University Administrators Announce Their Retirements

Two African American University Administrators Announce Their Retirements

Gaddis Faulcon recently retired from his post as vice president at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina and Phail Wynn, a vice president at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, announced he will retire in June.

Two Black Scholars Taking on New University Faculty Roles

Two Black Scholars Taking on New University Faculty Roles

Dwight N. Hopkins was named the Alexander Campbell Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School and Van B. Sapp was appointed dean of the School of Business, Management & Technology at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Three HBCUs Face Accreditation Issues

Three HBCUs Face Accreditation Issues

All three HBCUs – Bennett College, Saint Augustine’s University, and Saint Philip’s College – remain fully accredited at this time. But the commission’s actions show that members have some concerns about either the academic programs, governing policies, or financial stability of these HBCUs.

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

Edgar L. Berry was interim vice president for student affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier he served as vice president for student affairs at Texas College in Tyler, Texas.

New Academic Assignments for Five Black Scholars

New Academic Assignments for Five Black Scholars

The five Black scholars in new roles are Carl Goodman at Florida A&M University, Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Enoch Agbesi Adogla at Francis Marion University in South Carolina, Moses Alexander Green at Saint Augustine’s University in North Carolina, and Serie McDougal III at San Francisco State University.

Saint Augustine's University Partners With a University in Colombia

Saint Augustine’s University Partners With a University in Colombia

Saint Augustine’s University, the historically Black educational institution in Raleigh, North Carolina, has entered into a partnership agreement with the University of the Pacific in the South American nation of Colombia. The agreement will allow for student exchanges beginning this coming academic year.

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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

Five African American Men in New University Administrative Roles

Five African American Men in New University Administrative Roles

The appointees are Cedric Gathings at Marshall University, Aaron Whigham at Pennsylvania State University-Greater Allegheny, Rodney C. McClendon at Carnegie Mellon University, Herman Frazier at Syracuse University, and Walter Davenport at Saint Augustine’s University.

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.

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.

Five New Administrative Appointments at HBCUs

Five New Administrative Appointments at HBCUs

The new appointees are LeVon E. Wilson at Clark Atlanta University, Christopher Withers at St. Augustine’s University, Elise Durham at Florida A&M University, Genese Lavalais at Jackson State University, and Marcus Burgess at Florida Memorial University.

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Five African Americans

New Administrative Positions in Higher Education for Five African Americans

The appointees are Stevie L. Lawrence II at Fort Valley State University, Francene Gilmer at Kentucky State University, Joslyn DiPasalegne at Claflin University, Paulette Patterson Dilworth at the University of Alabama Birmingham, and Cindy R. Love at St. Augustine’s University.

A New Male Student Mentoring Program at Saint Augustine's University

A New Male Student Mentoring Program at Saint Augustine’s University

The Male Mentoring Program, designed to improve the retention and graduation rates of male students, is under the direction of Paul Norman, dean of first-year experience at the university.

New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education for Three African Americans

New Administrative Jobs in Higher Education for Three African Americans

Lance C. Kennedy-Phillips was named vice provost for planning and assessment at Penn State. Margarett Herder-Hill is the new director of the Writing Center at Saint Augustine’s University and Perry W. Brumfield was appointed director of operations for the School of Agriculture at Alcorn State.

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.

Ten African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties 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.

In Memoriam: Freddie T. Vaughns, 1950-2015

In Memoriam: Freddie T. Vaughns, 1950-2015

Dr. Vaughns joined the staff at Bowie State University in Maryland in 2003 and later became a tenured faculty member. He was appointed assistant vice president in 2008.

In Memoriam: A. Melvin Miller, 1931-2015

In Memoriam: A. Melvin Miller, 1931-2015

A. Melvin Miller served on the board of trustees of Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, for nearly 35 years. In 1999, he was the interim president of the university.

Everett Ward Named the 11th President of Saint Augustine's University

Everett Ward Named the 11th President of Saint Augustine’s University

Dr. Ward has been serving as interim president for the past year. Previously, he was director of the HBCU/Minority Institutions of Higher Education program for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

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.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Those appointed to new administrative positions are Yvette Gullatt, Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Sean Huddleston, Naisha Bradley, James Paine, Barry L. Wells, and Tonya R. Hines.

Four African Americans Named to New University Administrative Posts

Four African Americans Named to New University Administrative Posts

The appointees are W. Kent Guion at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Meredith Evans at Washington University, Tanya Barnes-Jones at Saint Augustine’s University and Lee A. McElroy Jr. at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The New Provost at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

The New Provost at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Yvonne Moore Coston was promoted to provost and vice president of academic affairs at Saint Augustine’s University. She was serving as vice president for research and innovation at the university.