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Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

SUNY Launches Initiative to Hire a Diverse Group of 1,000 Faculty by 2030

SUNY Launches Initiative to Hire a Diverse Group of 1,000 Faculty by 2030

In recent years, SUNY has been successful in increasing diversity among its students. As of Fall 2018, 28.5 percent of SUNY students are from underrepresented groups, up from 27.9 percent in 2017, and 15.4 percent in 2007. However, this progress has not been replicated among the university’s faculty.

Eight African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts

Eight African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts

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.

Two Academic Studies Show That Polluters Target Minority Communities

Two Academic Studies Show That Polluters Target Minority Communities

The studies found that companies tended to follow the path of least resistance when locating plants that produced hazardous wastes. And this is particularly true to the super polluters who produce the most toxins.

SUNY Announces a New Comprehensive Policy to Promote Campus Diversity

SUNY Announces a New Comprehensive Policy to Promote Campus Diversity

Under the new policy, all 64 campuses of the SUNY System will be required to hire a chief diversity officer. Also, all campuses will be required to develop a strategic plan to increase diversity among students, faculty, and staff.

The New Provost at Fielding Graduate University

The New Provost at Fielding Graduate University

Gerald Porter has been named provost and senior vice president of Fielding Graduate University, in Santa Barbara, California. He was a professor and vice president of academic affairs at the Forest Institute in Springfield, Missouri.

SUNY System to Expand Its Partnership With the University of the West Indies

SUNY System to Expand Its Partnership With the University of the West Indies

The two university partners will expand their relationship to work together on issues relating to marine species in tropical climates, cardiovascular health among the Caribbean population, and on regional security issues.