Black scholars in new roles are Tracy Clayton at Wake Forest University, Mindy T. Fullilove at The New School, Fred Higgs III at Rice University, Iyelli Ichile at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Lena Hill at the University of Iowa, and Omari Weekes at Willamette University in Oregon.
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A new study by F. Chris Curran, an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, finds that zero-tolerance public school disciplinary policies may produce racial disparities in school suspensions and expulsions which could hinder the academic success rates of African American students.
Three women make up the third cohort of the Postdoctoral Fellows for Faculty Diversity at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Black women are two of this year’s three fellows: Keisha McIntosh Allen in education and Nkiru Nnawulezi in psychology.
The Black scholars in new roles are Tyson Ling-Meadows at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Kevin K. Gaines at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Brandy N. Kelly Pryor at the University of Louisville.
Dr. Hammond has been serving as interim president since January 1, 2015. She is the first woman to serve as president of the university. Dr. Hammond is the former provost at Hampton University.
The University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are teaming up with the Maryland Historical Society to create an archive to document the history of the Baltimore protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray in April.
Until February 2015, Dr. Exum was vice provost for academic affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Earlier she held high level posts at Ohio University, Purdue University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is allocating $7.75 million in an effort to replicate the success of the Meyerhoff Scholars program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County at Pennsylvania State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The new medical school would be a satellite campus of the University of Maryland Baltimore County but would incorporate the health education and research programs at Salisbury University and the historically Black University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
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.
The president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County has been appointed by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
Dr. Hrabowski will receive $500,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which he can use in support of academic programs at his discretion.
• Researchers at the College of William and Mary and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County received a three-year, $171,928 grant from the National Science Foundation to study how cultural and social language patterns affect learning in science and mathematics classrooms, particularly among African-American students. The research will be conducted in K-12 classrooms in Richmond and […]