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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.

Shaw University Students Gain Access to the Duke Divinity School Library

Shaw University Students Gain Access to the Duke Divinity School Library

A reciprocal agreement will allow students at Duke Divinity School of Shaw University to access the library resources at the other institution.

Two Young Black Male Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Two Young Black Male Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Donald Mitchell Jr. wins an award for his doctoral research at the University of Minnesota and Jerell Blakely is honored with a fellowship from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.

Three Black Women Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

Three Black Women Scholars Win Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Barbara White of the University of Texas, Treva Lindsey of the University of Missouri, and Lonieta Cornwall of Shaw University.

Six African Americans Named to New Posts

Six African Americans Named to New Posts

Margareth Larose-Pierre, January Gill O’Neil, Akua Matherson, Percy Caldwell, Odessa Hines, and D. Jason DeSousa are assuming new duties.

New University Positions for a Half Dozen African Americans

New University Positions for a Half Dozen African Americans

Here is news of six African Americans who are assuming new duties in higher education.

Shaw University Forms Partnership With a Nonprofit Social Work Agency

Shaw University Forms Partnership With a Nonprofit Social Work Agency

Under the agreement social work students at Shaw will work in the field with disabled adults and children 16 hours each week.

Four African Americans Receive Distinguished Honors

Four African Americans Receive Distinguished Honors

The award winners are Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, Cynthia E. Nance, Bobby Wilson, and Floyd Little.

Shaw University Chooses New Leader

Shaw University Chooses New Leader

Dorothy Cowser Yancy was named interim president of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Shaw University President Resigns

Shaw University President Resigns

After only 11 months on the job, Irma McClaurin abruptly resigned as president of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Classes at the university are scheduled to begin on Monday.