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Four African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions

Four African Americans Appointed to Faculty Positions

Taking on new faculty roles are Nathan Alexander at Morehouse College in Atlanta, John Robinson at South Carolina State University, Florence Lyons at Albany State University in Georgia and Esperanza Spalding at Harvard University.

A Large Group of African Americans Who Are Taking on New University Administrative Roles

A Large Group of African Americans Who Are Taking on New University Administrative Roles

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 American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Five African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new assignments are Marvella Ford at South Carolina State University, Lyle Gibson at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, David J. Wallace at the Relay Graduate School of Education in New York, Lena Hill at the University of Iowa, and Carol Annette Wilson at Voorhees College in South Carolina.

New Higher Education Administrative Appointments for Seven African American Women

New Higher Education Administrative Appointments for Seven African American Women

They are Shari Clark at Eastern Washington University, Teare Brewington at South Carolina State University, Karla Foster at the University of Wisconsin, Cheri Fisher Wilson at Oakwood University, Charlene Johnson at Voorhees College, Kimberly Fair Reese at Winston-Salem State and Felicia Blow at Hampton University.

The New Provost at South Carolina State University

The New Provost at South Carolina State University

Since 2008, Dr. Luke has held numerous senior administrative roles in the Division of Academic Affairs at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, most recently as acting and interim provost. He is a tenured associate professor of history.

The New Miss USA Is an African American Nuclear Scientist

The New Miss USA Is an African American Nuclear Scientist

Kara McCullough earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a concentration in radiochemistry from South Carolina State University. This allowed her to get a job in the Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, D.C.

Cynthia Warrick Named the Seventh President of Stillman College in Alabama

Cynthia Warrick Named the Seventh President of Stillman College in Alabama

Dr. Warrick has been serving as interim president since the beginning of the year. In recent years, Dr. Warrick has twice filled the role of interim president at historically Black universities; South Carolina State University and Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Two African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts at State Universities

Two African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts at State Universities

Nicholas Love was named director of the Social Media Strategy Hub at North Carolina State University in Raleigh and Stacy Danley is the new director of athletics at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

South Carolina State University Signs Agreement With Midlands Technical College

South Carolina State University Signs Agreement With Midlands Technical College

Students enrolled in the Bulldog Bridge Program while at Midlands Technical College will receive structured advisement, an array of support services and college engagement activities designed to promote successful transfer.

South Carolina State University Invites Dropouts to Come Home

South Carolina State University Invites Dropouts to Come Home

Historically Black South Carolina State University is offering half-price tuition to students to complete their degrees by taking online courses through the University of Phoenix.

M. Christopher Brown Appointed President of Kentucky State University

M. Christopher Brown Appointed President of Kentucky State University

Dr. Brown has been serving as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs for the Southern University System in Louisiana. He is the former president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi. He stepped down from that position in December 2013.

South Carolina State University to Offer New MBA Program in North Charleston

South Carolina State University to Offer New MBA Program in North Charleston

Historically Black South Carolina State University has announced that it will offer an MBA program with a healthcare management concentration. Designed for professionals, classes will be held in the evening and on weekends as well as online.

Cynthia Warrick to Lead Stillman College in Alabama

Cynthia Warrick to Lead Stillman College in Alabama

Cynthia Warrick will serve as interim president beginning on January 3. She is not considered to be a candidate for the position on a permanent basis. In the past, Dr. Warrick has served as interim president at Grambling State University in Louisiana and South Carolina State University.

South Carolina State University Partners With Denmark Technical College

South Carolina State University Partners With Denmark Technical College

The agreement creates the Bulldog Gateway Program that will facilitate the transfer of students who have earned two-year degrees at Denmark Technical College to four-year bachelor’s degree programs at South Carolina State University.

In Memoriam: Benjamin Franklin Payton, 1932-2016

In Memoriam: Benjamin Franklin Payton, 1932-2016

Dr. Payton served as president of Tuskegee University in Alabama from 1981 to 2010. Earlier in his career, Dr. Payton was president of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina.

South Carolina State University Enters Partnership With Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

South Carolina State University Enters Partnership With Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

South Carolina State University, the historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, has entered into an agreement with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College that will make it easier for students to transfer from OC Tech to South Carolina State University in order to earn bachelor’s degrees.

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

Dr. Evans is the former provost and chief academic officer at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, where he also served as interim president. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond.

Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

The board of trustees of Alabama A&M University in Huntsville has approved a contract extension through July 15, 2020 for Andrew Hugine Jr., president of the university. Dr. Hugine became the eleventh president of the university in 2009.

The New President of South Carolina State University

The New President of South Carolina State University

James E. Clark was named the 12th president of South Carolina State University. Clark, a successful businessman, has been a member of the board of trustees of South Carolina State University for the past year. He has also been chair of the University of South Carolina Research Foundation for the past three years.

South Carolina State University Removed From Accreditation Probation

South Carolina State University Removed From Accreditation Probation

In 2014 the Southern Commission on Colleges and Schools placed South Carolina State University on accreditation probation. Now with the university’s finances in better shape, the university has been taken off the probation list.

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.

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Andra Johnson at Alcorn State University, Kery D. Davis at Howard University, Shea Kidd Houze at the University of Southern Mississippi, C.C. Jackson at South Carolina State University, and Matthew M. Winston Jr. at Virginia Tech.

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

While some historically Black colleges and universities have seen significant enrollment declines in recent years, there has been good news on enrollments at many of the nation’s HBCUs.

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.

South Carolina State University Tightens Its Belt

South Carolina State University Tightens Its Belt

For the first time in several years, South Carolina State University has projected a balanced budget. But, the balanced budget came about with some major cuts that will be felt across the university community.

In Memoriam: George E. Cooper, 1947-2015

In Memoriam: George E. Cooper, 1947-2015

George Cooper was the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the former president of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

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.

Some Relief for South Carolina State University, But a Tough Road Ahead

Some Relief for South Carolina State University, But a Tough Road Ahead

The university learned recently that its accreditation will continue and that it has five additional years to repay a $6 million loan. But the new board declared a “financial exigency” that will allow it to fire tenured faculty and contracted staff.

South Carolina State University Trustees Fired, Lawmakers to Appoint Interim Board

South Carolina State University Trustees Fired, Lawmakers to Appoint Interim Board

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed legislation that fired all of the trustees of historically Black South Carolina State University. Haley and GOP lawmakers will appoint a seven-member interim board that will serve until mid-2018 and work to solve the university’s financial crisis.

South Carolina State University Student: "An Angel Sent From God"

South Carolina State University Student: “An Angel Sent From God”

Reggie Owens, a student and football player at South Carolina State University, witnessed a horrific accidents and was able to rescue three children.

M. Evelyn Fields Named to Lead the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

M. Evelyn Fields Named to Lead the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

Dr. Fields is a professor of early childhood education and chair of the department of teacher education at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She is past president of the South Carolina chapter of the American Association of University Professors.

The Sad Saga of South Carolina State University

The Sad Saga of South Carolina State University

The president of the university, who has been placed on administrative leave, has filed a lawsuit and the state legislature is considering proposals to replace the board of trustees.

Good News and Bad News for South Carolina State University

Good News and Bad News for South Carolina State University

It appears that an earlier proposal to close the university for two years is now dead in the water. But after hearing the university’s deficit grew by $4 million, a key legislative committee has proposed to oust the president and board of trustees.

Legislative Subcommittee Votes to Close South Carolina State University for Two Years

Legislative Subcommittee Votes to Close South Carolina State University for Two Years

The plan to close the university would have to be passed by both houses of the state legislature and would need Governor Nikki Haley’s support.

Ursula Robinson Honored at the Atlanta Black Theater Festival

Ursula Robinson Honored at the Atlanta Black Theater Festival

Ursula O. Robinson, an associate professor of visual and performing arts at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, was honored for the writing of her one-woman show.

A Life Line for South Carolina State University

A Life Line for South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University has received approval from the state’s Bond Review Committee for a $12 million loan that will be paid out over three years. But the university’s president states that more challenges lay ahead.