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Five Black Scholars Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

E. Janyce Dawkins, Berenecea Johnson Eanes, Nosa O. Egiebor, Quentin R. Tyler, and Donnell Butler have been appointed to new administrative posts.

Vanderbilt Debuts Digital Archive of 1964 Taped Interviews of Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

Vanderbilt Debuts Digital Archive of 1964 Taped Interviews of Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

The interviews were conducted by Robert Penn Warren for his book Who Speaks for the Negro?

Deneese Jones Named Provost at Drake University

Deneese Jones Named Provost at Drake University

Since 2005 she has been dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Longwood University in Virginia.

University of Kentucky Professor Honored for Her Poetry

University of Kentucky Professor Honored for Her Poetry

Nikky Finney wins the National Book Award for her fourth volume of poems.

The University of Kentucky Merges Africana and African-American Studies

The University of Kentucky Merges Africana and African-American Studies

Director Frank Walker hopes to hire new faculty and offer a bachelor’s degree in the field.

Grants and Gifts

• The University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health received a five-year, $2,860,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study HIV/AIDS in the African-American male population. The grant will be used to develop and test a clinic-based safe-sex program for young black males. • Parsons The New School for Design in New York City received […]