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In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

On January 4, 1964, Harold Franklin enrolled at Auburn University as a graduate student in history. He was the first Black student to enroll at Auburn. After completing his studies, he was not allowed to defend his master’s degree thesis and was not awarded his degree. This injustice was not corrected until 2020.

The First Black President of Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts

The First Black President of Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts

Since 2019, Dr. Chrite has served as president of Bethune-Cookman University, a historically Black educational institution in Daytona Beach, Florida. Before taking on that position, he was dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. 

Condoleezza Rice to Be Honored by the American Political Science Association

Condoleezza Rice to Be Honored by the American Political Science Association

The announcement that Dr. Rice would be the recipient of the Hubert Humphrey Award has upset some members of the political science field. Over 130 scholars have signed a petition calling for the American Political Science Association to revoke Dr. Rice’s award.

The Three Finalists for Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Connecticut

The Three Finalists for Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Connecticut

The three candidates for chief diversity officer are Lisa McBride of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Joelle Murchison, an executive at The Travelers Companies in Hartford, and Franklin A. Tuitt of the University of Denver.

The Sistah Network Support Group at the University of Denver

The Sistah Network Support Group at the University of Denver

The organization aimed at helping Black women graduate students, was formed in January 2013 with 15 members. Today there are more than 90 people involved with the program, including students, faculty, and alumni.

In Memorian: Haskell S. Bingham, 1930-2014

In Memorian: Haskell S. Bingham, 1930-2014

Dr. Bingham, the former provost at Virginia State University, traced his roots to a Virginia slave in 1703. He also was a descendant of the slave Gabriel, who was executed in 1800 for planning a slave rebellion in Richmond.

Stanford University's Condoleezza Rice Receives West Point's Thayer Award

Stanford University’s Condoleezza Rice Receives West Point’s Thayer Award

The award is presented by the U.S. Military Academy’s Association of Graduates to individuals who exemplify West Point’s motto, “Duty, Honor, Country.” Dr. Rice, a former U.S. secretary of state, is now a professor at Stanford University.

In Memoriam: Roger Salters (1939-2012)

In Memoriam: Roger Salters (1939-2012)

He had taught engineering at the University of Denver since 1987.