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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.

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.

New Administrative Positions for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Positions for Six African Americans 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.

Texas Southern University's Charles McClelland to Lead the Southwest Athletic Conference

Texas Southern University’s Charles McClelland to Lead the Southwest Athletic Conference

Dr. Charles McClelland, director of athletics at Texas Southern University in Houston is stepping down from his post after 10 years to become commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. He holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Texas A&M University.

Princeton University Brings HBCU Students to Campus to Garner Interest in Archival Research

Princeton University Brings HBCU Students to Campus to Garner Interest in Archival Research

Last month, Princeton University in New Jersey held its inaugural Archives Research and Collaborative (ARCH) program on campus. Fourteen students from five historically Black colleges and universities spent five days on the Princeton campus with the goal of interesting them in careers in archives research.

Two Black Male Scholars Appointed to Positions as Dean at State Universities

Two Black Male Scholars Appointed to Positions as Dean at State Universities

Peter Aghimien is the new dean of the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University in Houston and Lincoln Gibbs was named interim dean of the College of Health Professions at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Texas Southern University Teams Up With Tarrant County College

Texas Southern University Teams Up With Tarrant County College

Texas Southern University, the historically Black educational institution in Houston, has signed an agreement with Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, to facilitate the transfer process between the two institutions.

How Well Do Graduates of Law Schools at HBCUs Perform on Bar Examinations?

How Well Do Graduates of Law Schools at HBCUs Perform on Bar Examinations?

The statistics show than nearly 90 percent of all 2015 law school graduates had passed a state bar examination within two years of graduating from law school. All of law schools at HBCUs had bar passage rates below the national average.

Texas Southern University Building a New Library Learning Center

Texas Southern University Building a New Library Learning Center

In addition to library space, the 137,000-square-foot building will include space for the university’s online and distance education programs, administrative offices, a board room, and offices for student support services.

Texas Southern University Earns the First National HBCU Debate Championship

Texas Southern University Earns the First National HBCU Debate Championship

This past October, Wiley College in Marshall, Texas was awarded a grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to establish a Historically Black Colleges and Universities Speech and Debate League. The Team from Texas Southern University is the first champion.

Texas Southern University Establishes the Mathew Knowles Institute

Texas Southern University Establishes the Mathew Knowles Institute

The institute, named for music and entertainment industry mogul Mathew Knowles, will be operated by the Office of Continuing Education. It will offer certificates in management, sales, marketing, career development, human resources, entrepreneurship, and entertainment.

Texas Southern University to Establish the Center for Justice Research

Texas Southern University to Establish the Center for Justice Research

The new center has the goal of producing innovative solutions to criminal justice reform and addressing challenges in America’s criminal justice system. Howard Henderson, professor of the administration of justice, will be the director of the center.

Texas Southern University Shows Improvement in Graduation and Persistence Rates

Texas Southern University Shows Improvement in Graduation and Persistence Rates

For the most recent year, 23.4 percent of first-time freshman students earned a bachelor’s degree within six years. This was up from 17.2 percent in the prior year. More than 1,000 bachelor’s degrees were awarded in 2017, up from 913 in 2015.

Texas Southern University to Use New Technology to Identify At-Risk Students

Texas Southern University to Use New Technology to Identify At-Risk Students

The technology will be used to create customized models using real-time student data to identify at-risk students. Academic advisors can then use the software to be proactive in assisting students who need special attention.

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.

Gary Bledsoe Is the New Leader of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Gary Bledsoe Is the New Leader of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law

Bledsoe, who has been president of the Texas NAACP since 1991, will lead the law school at Texas Southern University in Houston on an interim basis as the law school goes through its American Bar Association compliance process.

Two New Deans at Texas Southern University in Houston

Two New Deans at Texas Southern University in Houston

At Texas Southern University in Houston, Maurice Odine was appointed dean of the School of Education and Dianne Jemison-Pollard was named dean of the Honors College.

The Next Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

The Next Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

Kendall T. Harris has been serving as dean of the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. He joined the faculty at Prairie View A&M University in 2005 as a professor of mechanical engineering. Earlier, Dr. Harris taught at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Honors and Awards for Five African Americans With Ties to Academia

Honors and Awards for Five African Americans With Ties to Academia

Those presented with awards or who received honors are Torina D. Lewis of Clark Atlanta University, Hank Aaron at the University of Notre Dame, Charles Ogletree of Harvard Law School, Thomas J. Freeman of Texas Southern University, and Wilma Harper Horne at Hampton University.

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.

Alvia Wardlaw Honored by the Association of African American Museums

Alvia Wardlaw Honored by the Association of African American Museums

Alvia Wardlaw is a professor of art history and director and curator of the University Museum at Texas Southern University in Houston. In 1996, she became the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in history at the University of Texas at Austin.

Seven African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Named to New 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.

Texas Southern University Law School Sanctioned for Alleged Gender Discrimination

Texas Southern University Law School Sanctioned for Alleged Gender Discrimination

An American Bar Association investigative committee visited the campus and heard complaints relating to sexual harassment and gender discrimination and determined that the law school was not meeting the standards set by the ABA.

The New Urban Research and Resource Center at Texas Southern University

The New Urban Research and Resource Center at Texas Southern University

The center, under the direction of Marcia Johnson a professor at the university’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, will combine scholarly endeavors with community outreach to develop and expand research programs.

Texas Southern University Adds a New Doctoral Degree Program in Public Administration

Texas Southern University Adds a New Doctoral Degree Program in Public Administration

If approved by the Texas Higher Education Commission, the new online doctoral program in public administration at Texas Southern University will be the first in Texas and one of only six in the nation.

Four Black Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

Four Black Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

The Black women who have announced their retirements are Sandra J. DeLoatch of Norfolk State University in Virginia, Iris Rosa of Indiana University, Jean Hampton of Texas Southern University, and Branwen Smith-King of Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Academic Hunger Games: HBCUs in a Fight for Survival

Academic Hunger Games: HBCUs in a Fight for Survival

John M. Rudley, president emeritus of Texas Southern University in Houston, examines the current leadership crisis that is impacting many of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities.

Ten African Americans Selected for New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Selected for New 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.

Texas Southern University Proposes a Four-Day Summer Work Week for Staff

Texas Southern University Proposes a Four-Day Summer Work Week for Staff

Texas Southern University, the historically Black educational institution in Houston, has a plan to institute a four-day work week during the summer months in an effort to reduce expenses. The proposed changes would save the university nearly $13,000 a day or more than $467,000 for the summer session.

Texas Southern University Reports Higher Enrollments

Texas Southern University Reports Higher Enrollments

Texas Southern University, the historically Black educational institution in Houston, reports that it has 8,585 students enrolled for the spring semester. This is up nearly 6 percent from the spring 2016 semester. Graduate enrollments are up 18 percent.

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.

New Administrative Roles for Four African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Roles for Four African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Patrick Harold Johnson at Meharry Medical College, Shontay Delalue at Brown University, Kenneth Huewitt at Texas Southern University, and Barry L. Wells at Syracuse University.

Texas Southern University Partners With the Houston Community College System

Texas Southern University Partners With the Houston Community College System

The agreement will facilitate a seamless transfer of students who earn associate’s degrees at the system’s community colleges to bachelor’s degree programs at Texas Southern University.

Four African American Men Appointed to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African American Men Appointed to Key Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Rick Daniels at Rock Valley College in Illinois, Raphael X. Moffett at Texas Southern University in Houston, Jack Thomas of Western Illinois University in Macomb, and Peter Edmund Millet at Meharry Medical College.

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

In Memoriam: Edgar L. Berry

Edgar L. Berry was interim vice president for student affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier he served as vice president for student affairs at Texas College in Tyler, Texas.

The Next Provost at Albany State University in Georgia

The Next Provost at Albany State University in Georgia

Tau Kadhi has been serving as associate provost for academic programs and undergraduate research at North Carolina Central University in Durham. He will begin his new role at Albany State University in Georgia on November 1.