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Camille A. Nelson Named Dean of the Law School at American University

Camille A. Nelson Named Dean of the Law School at American University

Professor Nelson was dean of the Suffolk University Law School in Boston from 2010 to 2015. Earlier, she taught at the law school of Saint Louis University. A native of Jamaica, Professor Nelson was the first Black woman to clerk for Canada’s highest court.

The Next President of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington

The Next President of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington

Since 2008, Dr. Isiaah Crawford has served as provost of Seattle University. Previously, Dr. Crawford served on the faculty at Loyola University in Chicago for more than 20 years and was chair of the department of psychology and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Jamel Santa Cruze Bell to Lead Eureka College in Illinois

Jamel Santa Cruze Bell to Lead Eureka College in Illinois

The board of trustees of Eureka College in Illinois has named Jamel Santa Cruze Bell as interim president of the educational institution, effective July 1, 2016. She currently serves as vice president for strategic and diversity initiatives.

Bernadette Gray-Little Named Board Chair at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities

Bernadette Gray-Little Named Board Chair at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities is a research, policy, and advocacy organization representing 238 public research universities and land-grant institutions. Dr. Gray-Little has been chancellor of the University of Kansas since 2009.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff Establishes Its First Endowed Chair

The historically Black university has received a grant from Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to create the first endowed professorship at the university. Diann Williams, chair of the department of nursing at the university, will be the inaugural holder of the endowed chair.

Universities in St. Louis Establish Online Resource on Ferguson Protests

Universities in St. Louis Establish Online Resource on Ferguson Protests

The Regional Collecting Initiative on Ferguson is assembling information, oral histories, photographs, new stories, and other items to document the people and events surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.

The Next Dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University

The Next Dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University

Collins O. Airhihenbuwa currently serves as chair of the department of biobehavioral health in the College of Health and Human Development at Pennsylvania State University. He has been on the faculty at Penn State for more than 30 years.

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The First African American President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emerita at Auburn University in Alabama, is the new president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The academy, with over 76,000 members, is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Study Finds Increased Racial Segregation of Law School Students

Study Finds Increased Racial Segregation of Law School Students

The study found that Black students were more likely to enroll in less selective law schools in 2013 than they were in 2010 and were less likely to enroll in highly selective law schools than they were in 2010.

The New Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh

The New Chief of Staff to the Chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh

Kathy Humphrey was named senior vice chancellor for engagement and chief of staff for the chancellor of the University of Pittsburgh. For the past nine years, she has served as vice provost and dean of students at the university.

Melanie Murry Honored by the National Bar Association

Melanie Murry Honored by the National Bar Association

Melanie Murry, University Counsel at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, received the 2014 A.A. Latting Award for Outstanding Community Services.

University Study Links Racial Discrimination to Mental Health Problems

University Study Links Racial Discrimination to Mental Health Problems

The study found that African Americans and Caribbean-born Blacks who experience discrimination in the United States are at a substantially higher risk for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and other mental disorders.

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.

Racial Incident at Saint Louis University

Racial Incident at Saint Louis University

Someone accessed the computer that controlled a projector at the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, and wrote a racist message that appeared on a large screen at the center.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Sharon Beverly at the College of New Jersey, Joslyn DiPasalegne at South Carolina State, August Washington at Vanderbilt, Blake Gaines at Mississippi Valley State, and Aaron Taylor of Saint Louis University.

Study Examines Relationship Between Racial Segregation and Public Health

Study Examines Relationship Between Racial Segregation and Public Health

Racially segregated, high-poverty neighborhoods often have lower levels of public service, more liquor stores, more fast-food outlets, and higher crime rates, all factors that can have an adverse impact on a community’s health.

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.

Saint Louis University Creates Chemistry Internship Program for Black Students

Saint Louis University Creates Chemistry Internship Program for Black Students

Saint Louis University in conjunction with the Jost Chemical Company have formed the Clyde Miller Career Academy in an effort to increase the number of minority students who develop an interest in the field of chemistry.

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.

Harris-Stowe State University Announces Dual Degree Program With Saint Louis University

Harris-Stowe State University Announces Dual Degree Program With Saint Louis University

Students will study mathematics for two years and then will spend two or three years in engineering programs at Saint Louis University. Students who complete the program will receive degrees from both institutions.