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Private Black Universities Reporting Boosts in First-Year Enrollments

Private Black Universities Reporting Boosts in First-Year Enrollments

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, has its largest entering class in six years and Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, has its largest first-year class in university history.

Shaw University Ends Three-Year Salary Reduction Program

Shaw University Ends Three-Year Salary Reduction Program

The university said increases in enrollment, cost-saving initiatives across academic and operational budgets, and historic gains in corporate and private giving have allowed the educational institution to restore regular wage schedules.

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.

Two African American Finalists for President of Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Two African American Finalists for President of Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Stanley Elliott is vice president for student affairs at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Jimmy Tate is vice president for college advancement and strategic initiatives at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville, North Carolina.

Shaw University in Raleigh Reports a Record Number of Applicants

Shaw University in Raleigh Reports a Record Number of Applicants

Applications are up 74 percent from last year. The university also reports that at this time, the number of confirmed new students is up 145 percent from a year ago.

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.

Three African Americans Named to Administrative Posts at Southern Universities

Three African Americans Named to Administrative Posts at Southern Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Sonja A. Bennett-Bellamy at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Marcellina Melvin at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and David C. Camps Sr. at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.

In Memoriam: William Alexander Darity Sr., 1924-2015

In Memoriam: William Alexander Darity Sr., 1924-2015

Williams Alexander Darity Sr. was professor emeritus of public health and the founding dean of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

President of Voorhees College Announces He Will Step Down

President of Voorhees College Announces He Will Step Down

Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., a celebrated leader of the civil rights movement and president of Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year.

New Administrative Posts for Eight African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Eight African Americans 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.

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.

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Its Next President

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Its Next President

Dr. Tashni Dubroy has been serving as as the special assistant to the president for process optimization at Shaw University. Dr. Dubroy is also the co-founder of Tea and Honey Blends, a hair care products company.

Dorothy Cowser Yancy Honored by Johnson C. Smith University

Dorothy Cowser Yancy Honored by Johnson C. Smith University

Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, has paid tribute to its president emerita Dorothy Cowser Yancy by naming the new Information and Technology Hall in her honor.

Graduates of Shaw University Divinity School Will Be Trained in Financial Matters

Graduates of Shaw University Divinity School Will Be Trained in Financial Matters

The Shaw University Divinity School in Raleigh, North Carolina, has teamed up with AARP to establish a pilot program to educate future clergy members on financial literacy.

Moses V. Goldmon Named Second in Command at Lane College

Moses V. Goldmon Named Second in Command at Lane College

Dr. Goldmon was serving as an assistant professor of religious education at the Shaw University Divinity School in Raleigh and as pastor of Prince Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in New Hill, North Carolina.

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.

Lenard Moore Wins the 2014 North Carolina Award in Literature

Lenard Moore Wins the 2014 North Carolina Award in Literature

Lenard Moore has been on the faculty at the University of Mount Olive since 2005. In 2008, Moore became the first Southerner and the first African American to be elected as president of the Haiku Society of America.

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Tightens Its Belt

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Tightens Its Belt

Gaddis Faulcon, interim president of Shaw University, the historically Black educational institution in Raleigh, North Carolina, has announced a series of cost-cutting measures in an effort to shore up the university’s financial situation.

Shana Redmonds Named to Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

Shana Redmonds Named to Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

The University of California, Santa Barbara, has established a visiting professorship to honor Ella Baker, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and its network of Freedom Schools. Shana Redmond of the University of Southern California will be the first holder of the post.

In Memoriam: Jeffrey A. Smith, 1970-2014

In Memoriam: Jeffrey A. Smith, 1970-2014

Dr. Smith, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, had been at his new job for only three weeks before his death. Previously, he was a vice president at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Marilyn Sutton-Haywood Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Pfeiffer University

Marilyn Sutton-Haywood Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Pfeiffer University

Dr. Sutton-Haywood was vice president for academic affairs and a professor of biology at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Earlier, she held similar posts at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Shaw University Extends Contract of Acting President

Shaw University Extends Contract of Acting President

Gaddis J. Faulcon has been serving as acting president of Shaw University since the beginning of the year. Now he has been named interim president and had his contract extended for a year.

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.

Two African American Professors Honored With Awards From National Organizations

Two African American Professors Honored With Awards From National Organizations

Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, professor of religion at the Shaw University, was honored by the Society of Biblical Literature and William Lawson, professor at Howard University, will receive an award from the American Psychiatric Foundation.

Shaw University Names Acting President

Shaw University Names Acting President

Dr. Gaddis Faulcon has been serving as an associate professor of public administration and dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at the university. He has been on the faculty since 1998.

Historically Black Shaw University Honors Its Outgoing President

Historically Black Shaw University Honors Its Outgoing President

Dorothy Cowser Yancy, who will leave the presidency of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, when a successor is named, has had a campus building named in her honor by the university’s board of trustees.

In Memoriam: William M. Spann, 1927-2013

In Memoriam: William M. Spann, 1927-2013

Spann joined the faculty at Shaw University in 1957. He was the founder of the university’s program in kinesiology, coached women’s basketball, and served as chair of the department of allied health and as athletics director.

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.

Dorothy Yancy to Step Down From Presidency of Shaw University

Dorothy Yancy to Step Down From Presidency of Shaw University

Dr. Yancy, who has served as leader of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, will stay on until a successor is found. Earlier in her career she served for 14 years as president of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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.

Seven African American in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African American in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Paquita Davis-Friday at Baruch College, William Elum at the University of Massachusetts, E. Edward Rhodes II at Alcorn State, April Rhinehardt at Shaw University, Nicole Price at Suffolk University, Craig Burgess at South Carolina State, and Stacy Sowell at Shaw 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.

In Memoriam: George R. Greene, 1930-2013

In Memoriam: George R. Greene, 1930-2013

Early in his legal career, Greene represented students from Shaw University and Saint Augustine’s College who were arrested in 1960 for their participation in Raleigh’s lunchcounter sit-ins.

Two African Americans in New Administrative Positions

Two African Americans in New Administrative Positions

Debra Latimore was named vice president for fiscal affairs at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Ernest Brothers, of the University of Tennessee, is the new associate director for diversity enhancement at NIMBioS.

Shaw University Names a New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Shaw University Names a New Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Evelyn Leathers was vice president for institutional advancement at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas.