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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.

New Administrative Posts for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Six African Americans in Higher Education

The appointees are Rocky Booker at the University of Arkansas, Cicely Peterson-Mangum of Drexel University, LaTonda Davis-Williams of the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Tracey N. Foster of Johnson C. Smith University, Deborah Noble-Triplett of Virginia Commonwealth University, and Walter Clair of Vanderbilt University.

The New Dean of the Florida A&M University College of Law

The New Dean of the Florida A&M University College of Law

Angela Felecia Epps is a professor of law at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She joined the faculty at the law school in 1999 and has served as associate dean for academic affairs.

New Posts for Five Black Administrators in Higher Education

New Posts for Five Black Administrators in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Darrice Griffin at the University of Massachusetts, Corey L. McCray at Tidewater Community College in Virginia, Takeyah Young at The Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Charles Azebeokhi at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, and Rochelle Smith at Washington University.

Four Black Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Four Black Scholars in New Faculty Roles

Taking on new faculty duties are Beverly McIver at Duke University, Abel Gyan at Clermont College of the University of Cincinnati, Marcus Gardley at Brown University, and John Miller at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

Black Scholar to Lead the Missouri School for the Deaf

Black Scholar to Lead the Missouri School for the Deaf

When he takes office on July 1, Ernest Garrett III, who holds two master’s degrees from Gallaudet University, will be the first deaf person to lead the school since its founding by the Missouri legislature in 1851.

University of Arkansas Little Rock Scholar Honored by Gallaudet University

University of Arkansas Little Rock Scholar Honored by Gallaudet University

Dr. Glenn Anderson is a 1982 graduate of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., an educational institution for the deaf and hearing impaired. He was the first African American graduate of Galluadet to earn a doctorate.

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.

Two African American Men Named Interim Vice Chancellors at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Two African American Men Named Interim Vice Chancellors at the University of Arkansas Little Rock

Logan Hampton was named interim vice chancellor for educational, student services, and student life and Nathan Nolen was appointed interim vice chancellor for information technology services.

New Leader for the Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock

New Leader for the Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock

Since 1999 Dr. Michael Twyman has been director of grant programs for the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust in Indianapolis. Dr. Twyman also serves on the board of the Indiana Humanities Council. He will begin his new role on August 12.

Civil Rights Activist to Receive an Honorary Degree From the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Civil Rights Activist to Receive an Honorary Degree From the University of Arkansas at Little Rock

As a young girl, Gertrude Jackson had to walk nine miles a day to attend a one-room school for Black children. She later went to a segregated high school for Black students that held classes only through the 10th grade.

Four Black Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Posts

Four Black Women Named to Prestigious Faculty Posts

The new appointees are Tracy Sharpley Whiting, Nikky Finney, Tananarive Due, and Anastasia Boles.

University of Arkansas Little Rock to Debut a New Academic Program on Race and Ethnicity

University of Arkansas Little Rock to Debut a New Academic Program on Race and Ethnicity

Students in the new minor degree program scheduled to begin this fall will take two required courses and six electives.

Eight African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Eight African Americans in New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is news of African Americans who are assuming new posts at colleges and universities throughout the United States.