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In Memoriam: Cedric James Robinson, 1940-2016

In Memoriam: Cedric James Robinson, 1940-2016

Professor Cedric James Robinson joined the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1978. He chaired both the department of Black studies and the department of political science.

Melvin Oliver Named the Sixth President of Pitzer College in Claremont, California

Melvin Oliver Named the Sixth President of Pitzer College in Claremont, California

Dr. Oliver is a professor of sociology and executive dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California at Santa Barbara. From 1978 to 1996, Dr. Oliver taught sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Historian Wins Two Book Awards for Her Work on Black Women in Pornography

Historian Wins Two Book Awards for Her Work on Black Women in Pornography

Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has won awards from the American Studies Association and the National Women’s Studies Association for her book A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography.

Michael Young Retiring From the University of California, Santa Barbara

Michael Young Retiring From the University of California, Santa Barbara

Michael Young , vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has announced that he will retire on January 31, 2015. He has been on the staff at the university since 1990.

Shana Redmonds Named to Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

Shana Redmonds Named to Professorship Honoring Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker

The University of California, Santa Barbara, has established a visiting professorship to honor Ella Baker, a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and its network of Freedom Schools. Shana Redmond of the University of Southern California will be the first holder of the post.

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.

Sociologist Melvin Oliver Honored by His Alma Mater

Sociologist Melvin Oliver Honored by His Alma Mater

Dr. Oliver, a professor of sociology and executive dean at the University of California at Santa Barbara, was honored by William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Melvin Shipp of Ohio State, G. Reginald Daniel of the University of California Santa Barbara, and Lekan Oguntoyinbo of South Dakota State.