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Old Dominion University Professor Named Virginia's Poet Laureate

Old Dominion University Professor Named Virginia’s Poet Laureate

Tim Seibles, professor of English at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, was named poet laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Professor Seibles joined the faculty at Old Dominion University in 1995.

Four African Americans Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Four African Americans Appointed to New Faculty Positions

Taking on new faculty roles are Clara Small at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Maria Dixon Hall at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Natalie Tindall at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and Archie Taylor at Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Six African Americans Appointed to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

Six African Americans Appointed to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

Taking on new roles are Katherine Bassard at Virginia Commonwealth University, Vita C. Pickrum at Delaware State University, Adam A. Smith at the University of Alabama, Pamela A. Anthony at Southern Methodist University, Constance Mallette at Winston-Salem State University, and Ivan L. Harrell II at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

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.

Previously Unseen Photos of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March

Previously Unseen Photos of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March

Southern Methodist University in Dallas has recently released a series of photographs of the 1965 Montgomery to Selma voting rights march that were taken by a student at the university. The photographs have never been published before.

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 Americans in New Faculty Roles

Two African Americans in New Faculty Roles

The Black scholars in new teaching positions are Eric Bing at Southern Methodist University in Dallas and Jonathan Holloway at Yale.

SMU Students Spend Spring Break on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage

SMU Students Spend Spring Break on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage

The students will travel by bus to visit many of the most famous locations of the civil rights movement including Little Rock Central High School, the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and the site of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.

Black Alumni of Southern Methodist University Create a Scholarship

Black Alumni of Southern Methodist University Create a Scholarship

A gathering of 118 Black alumni celebrated their history and pledged to help those who walk in their footsteps.

Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Here is news of appointments of seven African Americans to new posts.

Brad Braxton Named to Endowed Chair at SMU

Brad Braxton Named to Endowed Chair at SMU

A former Rhodes Scholar, he has held teaching positions at Vanderbilt University and Wake Forest University.