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Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Timothy Dunn at Trinity College in Connecticut, Eboney Hearn at MIT, Latonya Guillory at the University of Southern Mississippi, Tracy Dildy at Chicago State University, and Getchel L. Caldwell at Clark Atlanta University.

JoAnne Epps Named Provost at Temple University in Philadelphia

JoAnne Epps Named Provost at Temple University in Philadelphia

Professor Epps joined the Temple faculty in 1985. She was named associate dean of academic affairs at the law school in 1989. She was promoted to full professor in 1994. Since 2008, she has served as dean of the university’s Beasley School of Law.

Maggie Williams Named Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University

Maggie Williams Named Director of the Institute of Politics at Harvard University

Williams is the former assistant to the President and chief of staff for First Lady Hillary Clinton and later was chief of staff at the Clinton Foundation. Recently, she has headed up her own consulting firm.

Tufts University Dean Named President of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

Tufts University Dean Named President of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut

This July, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, currently dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, will become the first woman and the first African American to serve as president of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Trinity College Students Build Grinding Mills at a Refugee Camp in Uganda

Trinity College Students Build Grinding Mills at a Refugee Camp in Uganda

In the past farmers at the Kyangwali Refugee Camp in Uganda, home to about 250,000 people, had to walk six hours with 100-pound bags of grain to access a facility that could turn their crops into food.

Three African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Three African American Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Gregory H. Robinson was named the UGA Foundation Distinguished Professor in Chemistry at the University of Georgia, Donna-Dale Marcano was named director of the Human Rights Program at Trinity College and Melissa Nobles was named chair of the political science department at MIT.

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.