Historically Black Barber-Scotia College in Concord, North Carolina, has struggled since losing its accreditation in 2004. No classes were held this past semester. Now, the college has leased most of its campus to a new university, which is headed by a woman who immigrated from Ghana.
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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.
Candace Campbell Jackson has been serving as vice president for student success and vice provost for academic success at the University of Akron in Ohio. She will also hold the title of vice president at Syracuse University.
Glenda Glover, dean of business at Jackson State University, Ainsley Carry, vice president of student affairs at Auburn University, Candace Campbell Jackson, a vice president at the University of Akron, and Bennie Harris, a vice president at Lipscomb University, are in the running.