Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell of Texas A&M University was honored by the American Psychological Association and Saundra Yancy McGuire of Louisiana State University was selected to receive an award from the American Chemical Society.
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The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education has created an award to honor Christine A. Stanley, the vice president and associate provost for diversity and professor of higher education administration in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.
The goal of the initiative is to increase the number of Black students and faculty on campus and to make the campus environment more welcoming to African Americans. The latest Education Department data shows that Blacks make up just one percent of the undergraduate student body.
Dr. Grigsby was an associate professor of educational leadership at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She also served as chair of the department of leadership and policy analysis and was chair of the doctorate of education in educational leadership program at the university.
According to their campus tour guide and an official from the preparatory school, the Black students were accosted by a group of White students who used racial slurs and told then to “go back where you came from.”
The certificate program requires students to take a minimum of nine hours of diversity-related courses and to complete four credit hours of independent projects or research.
Dr. Clement Glenn was an associate professor in the College of Business at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. At the time of his death Dr. Glenn was concluding his tenure as speaker of the faculty senate at the university.
Dr. Jones currently holds the Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair and is dean of the College of Business at the University of Arkansas. He has also served as dean of the business school at Louisiana State University.
Professor Webster joined the faculty at Prairie View in 1967. During his years on the faculty, he served as chair of the department of counselor education and the department of psychology. He also served as dean of the Graduate School.
The assistant professor of public health at Texas A&M University, received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from AcademyHealth, the academic professional association for health services and health policy researchers.
The appointees are E. Anne Christo-Baker at Purdue, Melissa Harris-Perry at Wake Forest, Daniel Harris at Texas A&M, Jesmyn Ward at Tulane, and Craig Bailey at the University of Cincinnati.
Those taking on new roles are Byron Hughes at Virginia Tech, Nicole Evans at Jackson State, Nicole Pride at North Carolina A&T, Kellen Winslow at Florida A&M, Karen Ely Sanders at Virginia Tech, and Valerie Taylor of Texas A&M.
Valerie Hill-Jackson, clinical associate professor in the department of teaching, learning, and culture at Texas A&M University, has won the 2013 Upton Sinclair Award for her new film documentary.
Under the proposed legislation, only courses that present a “comprehensive survey” of American or Texas history could be used to meet the six-credit history requirement for all bachelor’s degree recipients at state universities.
Scholars from Texas A&M University and the University of Texas will conduct a study to examine how two- and four-year Texas higher education institutions are developing initiatives to address the educational crisis among Black and Hispanic men.
The National Association of Scholars released a report that criticizes the history department curricula at the University of Texas and Texas A&M University as being overly concerned with issues of race, class, and gender.
A study by university researchers finds that African American college students have significantly more knowledge about the history of racism in this country than their White peers. The gap in knowledge, according to the authors, accounts for a different perspective on the current state of race relations.
Researchers from Texas A&M University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Missouri will partner with the International Center for Wheat and Maize Improvement and Educational Concerns for Hunger.
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 the fall of 2013, two posses of students, one from Atlanta and one from Houston, will enroll on the College Station campus.
For the university’s first 88 years, Black students were not allowed to enroll. Now a Black student will lead the university’s 2,200-member Corps of Cadets.
Here is new of two men and three women who have assumed or will soon assume new administrative duties in higher education.
This year, for the first time, there are more than 50,000 students on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station. Among these students are 1,723 African Americans, an increase of nine black students from a year ago.