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Keith Whitfield Named the Next Provost of Wayne State University in Detroit

Keith Whitfield Named the Next Provost of Wayne State University in Detroit

Dr. Whitfield currently serves as vice provost for academic affairs at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. There, he is also a professor of psychology and neuroscience and a research professor in the department or geriatric medicine at the medical school.

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.

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.

Texas Tech Honors a Black Student It Expelled in 1985

Texas Tech Honors a Black Student It Expelled in 1985

In 1985, Timothy Cole was expelled from the university after he had been accused of raping a White woman student. He was convicted a year later and sent to prison. Cole died in prison in 1999. In 2010, DNA evidence proved he did not commit the crime.

James Ward Named Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

James Ward Named Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

Dr. Ward has served in this role on an interim basis since May 2014. Earlier he was dean of the School of Communication at the university for nine years. He holds a Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Texas Southern University to Offer Two New Degree Programs in Engineering

Texas Southern University to Offer Two New Degree Programs in Engineering

This spring, Texas Southern University in Houston will begin a bachelor’s degree program in civil engineering. In the fall of 2015, a new bachelor’s degree program in computer and electrical engineering will be offered.

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.

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.

Texas Tech Professor Develops Online Petroleum Engineering Course for Mozambique Students

Texas Tech Professor Develops Online Petroleum Engineering Course for Mozambique Students

Significant natural gas discoveries have been found in the Mozambique Channel between East Africa and the island of Madagascar. But there are very people in the area with any expertise in petroleum engineering.

Texas Tech Partners With the National University of Equatorial Guinea

Texas Tech Partners With the National University of Equatorial Guinea

The nation of Equitorial Guinea is now the third largest producer of oil in Africa and is looking for international partners to develop its petroleum industry, agricultural sector, educational system, and tourism.

Texas Tech To Host Up to 250 Nigerian Students Each Year

Texas Tech To Host Up to 250 Nigerian Students Each Year

Under the agreement students from Nigeria will be able to study at home for two years and then complete their degree at a campus of the Texas Tech system. The plan is for 250 Nigerian students to study on Texas Tech campuses each academic year.

Drum Major Returns to Texas Tech as Director of Athletic Bands

Drum Major Returns to Texas Tech as Director of Athletic Bands

Duane Hill was named associate director of bands and director of athletic bands at Texas Tech University.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

A summary of this week’s significant awards bestowed on Blacks in higher education.