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Cynthia Warrick Will Step Down From Presidency of Stillman College in Alabama Next June

Cynthia Warrick Will Step Down From Presidency of Stillman College in Alabama Next June

Dr. Warrick was named interim president of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in January 2017 and was elevated to president later that year. She is the first woman to serve as president of the college.

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.

A Trio of Black Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

A Trio of Black Scholars Appointed to Positions as Deans

Ronald Aubert has been appointed interim dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. Richard J. Reddick was appointed dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and Sharon Porterfield was appointed dean of the College of Education at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

A Pair of African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

A Pair of African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Sharon Porterfield was appointed dean of the College of Education at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Shatrela Washington-Hubbard was named the Swinton A. Griffith III Dean of the College of Business & Communication at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia.

Stillman College in Alabama Creates a Pathway for Graduates to Attend Law School

Stillman College in Alabama Creates a Pathway for Graduates to Attend Law School

Under the agreement, Stillman College, a 761-student historically Black institution in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Law will engage in collaborative academic activities that promote a path for Stillman College students to enroll in the law school and earn their law degree.

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts 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.

New Administrative Positions for Three African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Three African Americans in Higher Education

Janet Wormack is the new vice president of administration and finance at Salisbury University in Maryland. Dasha Lundy has been named chief operating officer at Knoxville College in Tennessee and Chavis Paulk is the new vice president for finance and administration at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Trudier Harris Wins Nonfiction Writing Award From the University of Alabama

Trudier Harris Wins Nonfiction Writing Award From the University of Alabama

Trudier Harris, University Distinguished Research Professor of English at the University of Alabama, received the Clarence C. Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing from the journalism department at the university for her body of work on women and Black southern writers.

Stillman College Scholar Shares a Screenwriting Award

Stillman College Scholar Shares a Screenwriting Award

Linda Royster Beito, associate dean of arts and sciences at Stillman College in Alabama, will share first prize in the Alabama Writers’ Conclave 2017 Screenwriting Competition. The screenplay deals with civil rights leader T.R.M. Howard’s involvement with the Emmett Till murder case.

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.

Stillman College Faces Major Financial Obstacles

Stillman College Faces Major Financial Obstacles

Cynthia Warrick, interim president of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, sent out an urgent letter to alumni pleading for donations. President Warrick said that the college needs to raise $275,000 to make a loan repayment in April.

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.

Stillman College Cuts Back on Its Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

Stillman College Cuts Back on Its Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

Stillman College, the historically Black educational institution in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has announced that it is eliminating 10 of its 12 intercollegiate athletics programs for the 2016-17 academic year.

African American Scholar Named Dean at a Hispanic-Serving Institution

African American Scholar Named Dean at a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Lawrence T. Potter Jr. was named the next dean of the College of Arts and Science at University of La Verne in California. African Americans make up 6 percent of the student body and Latinos are nearly half of all undergraduates at the university.

Nine HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges

Nine HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges

Under the arrangement, students who graduate from any of California’s community colleges with a grade point average of 2.5 or above will be admitted to one of the nine HBCUs as juniors.

Stillman College Cuts Tuition in an Effort to Boost Enrollment

Stillman College Cuts Tuition in an Effort to Boost Enrollment

Stillman College, the historically Black educational institution in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has announced that the annual cost of tuition and room and board would be reduced from $22,500 to $17,500 beginning in the fall.

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.

The New President of Stillman College in Alabama

The New President of Stillman College in Alabama

Peter Edmund Millet is the new president of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He is the only the sixth president in the college’s 136-year history. Previously, he was provost and vice president for academic affairs at the college.

Stillman College Enters Into Partnership With the Alabama Community College System

Stillman College Enters Into Partnership With the Alabama Community College System

Under the agreement students who graduate from a member of the community college system with an associate’s degree will be automatically admitted to a Stillman College bachelor’s degree program.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Sheila Champlin at the University of Tennessee, Derrick Yates at Stillman College, Charlene Alexander at Ball State University, Jessie Harper at the University of Pennsylvania, and Yvette Clayton at Alabama A&M University.

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

The alliance is being organized by Louis Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Historically Black Stillman College Ends Its Four-Year Nursing Program

Historically Black Stillman College Ends Its Four-Year Nursing Program

The decision came after the Alabama Board of Nursing issued a ruling that it no longer approved of the Stillman program.