West Virginia State University is a historically Black university but today only 10 percent of the 2,800-member undergraduate student body is Black. Dr. Jenkins has been serving as senior associate vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
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The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida reports that Blacks are 47 percent of the football players in Division I but only 7.9 percent of the head football coaches.
Andrew P. Daire currently serves as associate dean for research in the College of Education at the University of Houston. Earlier he taught for 14 years in the College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.
Michelle Ferrier is associate dean for innovation, research/creative activity, and graduate studies at the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University in Athens. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida.
Elizabeth A. Dooley will also hold the title of vice provost of teaching and learning at the university. Since 2009 Dr. Dooley has been associate provost for undergraduate academic affairs at West Virginia University.
The scorecard, compiled by researchers at the University of Central Florida, gave a grade of C-plus to racial diversity in college’s sport programs, down from a grade of B-minus in 2013.
Malcolm B. Butler is an associate professor of science education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He will serve one year as president-elect and then become president of the association.
The alliance of 11 large public research universities says that it will test and disseminate proven innovations in education so college and universities across the country can be more successful in retaining and graduating all students, including those from low-income families.
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida reports that the overall grade for racial hiring practices at colleges and universities rose from 81 points in 2012 to 82.3 points in 2013.
Latarsha Chisholm, an assistant professor of health management and informatics, is the lead author of a study that found that nursing homes with large percentages of Black residents tended to deliver inferior care and were worse off financially.
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.
African Americans make up large percentage of student athletes in college sports. But coaches and administrators remain predominantly white.
Wendell Raulerson III received a bachelor’s degree in music and is one of the first students to graduate in the university’s jazz studies program.