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U.S. News Names Its Choices for the Best Black Colleges and Universities

U.S. News Names Its Choices for the Best Black Colleges and Universities

As was the case last year, Spelman College in Atlanta was ranked as the nation’s best HBCU. Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Hampton University in Virginia held the second and third spots this year as they did a year ago.

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.

Tuskegee University Eliminating Adjunct Faculty and Staff Posts to Cut Costs

Tuskegee University Eliminating Adjunct Faculty and Staff Posts to Cut Costs

Tuskegee University, the historically Black educational institution in Alabama founded by Booker T. Washington, has announced what it calls “rightsizing efforts.” Over the next three years, Tuskegee University is committed to reduce operating costs and expenses by $15 million to $20 million.

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.

Accrediting Agency Updates Status of Two Alabama HBCUs

Accrediting Agency Updates Status of Two Alabama HBCUs

Alabama State University in Montgomery was removed from accreditation warning status by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Tuskegee University will remain on warning status for another year.

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.

Tuskegee University Graduates Are the Stars of a New Reality Show on Animal Planet

Tuskegee University Graduates Are the Stars of a New Reality Show on Animal Planet

The television cable network Animal Planet recently debuted a new reality program that follows the professional and family life of three graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine at historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama.

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.

The Last American Born in the 19th Century, a Granddaughter of Slaves, Has Died

The Last American Born in the 19th Century, a Granddaughter of Slaves, Has Died

Susannah Muschatt-Jones was accepted into college but could not afford the tuition. Later in life she used her savings from her domestic work to establish a college scholarship fund for low-income African American women at her high 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.

Tuskegee University Looks to Boost African Americans' Participation in Clinical Trials

Tuskegee University Looks to Boost African Americans’ Participation in Clinical Trials

The partnership with Eli Lilly and Company will include applied research, education, and community engagement programs. The ultimate goal of the project is to reestablish trust between the African American community and the medical research establishment.

George Washington Carver Fungi Collection Found at the University of Wisconsin

George Washington Carver Fungi Collection Found at the University of Wisconsin

Recently researchers at the Wisconsin State Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison came across of 25 specimens of fungi that were collected by George Washington Carver more than a century ago.

Tuskegee University Receives Donation of Historic Building

Tuskegee University Receives Donation of Historic Building

The estate of the late Jock Smith, a co-founder of the Cochran Firm, led by Johnnie Cochran, has donated a historic building where he housed his law offices to Tuskegee University.

In Memoriam: Booker Taliaferro Felder, 1922-2016

In Memoriam: Booker Taliaferro Felder, 1922-2016

Booker Taliaferro Felder taught in the clothing and related arts department at Tuskegee University in Alabama for 40 years. After retiring from teaching he operated a gift shop across the street from the university’s campus.

Tuskegee University Signs Agreement With the Dominican Republic

Tuskegee University Signs Agreement With the Dominican Republic

Under the agreement, up to 25 students from the Dominican Republic will receive government-funded scholarships for graduate study at Tuskegee University. Most will study in the natural sciences, engineering, agriculture, and animal sciences.

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.

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 Next Dean of the School of Architecture at Tuskegee University

The Next Dean of the School of Architecture at Tuskegee University

Carla Jackson Bell, one of only 12 African American women nationwide who hold a tenured faculty position in architecture, has been serving as director of multicultural affairs in the College of Architecture, Design, and Construction at Auburn University in Alabama.

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.

Three African American Women Named to New Faculty Posts

Three African American Women Named to New Faculty Posts

Tameka E. Lester was named to the faculty of the College of Law at Georgia State University. Althema Etzioni has joined the faculty at the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University, and Menah Pratt-Clarke was named professor of education at Virginia Tech.

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.

Tuskegee University Receives Four Paintings by Benny Andrews

Tuskegee University Receives Four Paintings by Benny Andrews

Tuskegee University in Alabama received a donation of four paintings by the late artist Benny Andrews from the United Negro College Fund. The paintings have a value of more than $100,000.

Pamela Hammond to Step Down as Interim President of Virginia State University

Pamela Hammond to Step Down as Interim President of Virginia State University

Dr. Hammond has been serving as interim president since January 1, 2015. She is the first woman to serve as president of the university. Dr. Hammond is the former provost at Hampton University.

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.

College Choice Website Ranks the Nation's HBCUs

College Choice Website Ranks the Nation’s HBCUs

Tuskegee, Hampton, and Bethune-Cookman hold the top three spots in the rankings. Spelman College, which is ranked first among all HBCUs in the rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, is in 17th place in the College Choice rankings.

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.

Dexter A. Woods Named Dean of the Howard University College of Dentistry

Dexter A. Woods Named Dean of the Howard University College of Dentistry

Dr. Woods has been serving as associate dean, associate professor, and director of faculty practice at the College of Dentistry. He joined the faculty at Howard University in 1999 after serving in the U.S. Air Force.

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.

Al M. Panu Appointed Chancellor of the University of South Carolina at Beaufort

Al M. Panu Appointed Chancellor of the University of South Carolina at Beaufort

Since 2013, Dr. Panu has served as senior vice president for university affairs at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. Earlier he was vice president for academic affairs at Gainesville State College, which is now part of the University of North Georgia.

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.

Six Men Named as Finalists to Lead the Southern University System

Six Men Named as Finalists to Lead the Southern University System

Six men have been selected as finalists for the position of president of the Southern University System and chancellor of its flagship campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.