Mickey L. Burnim, president of Bowie State University, the historically Black educational institution in Maryland, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year on June 30, 2017. When he retires, he will have led the university for nearly 11 years.
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Students who complete the five-year program will receive a bachelor’s degree in forensic science from Savannah State University and a master’s degree in forensic genetics from the University of North Texas.
Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
A new study led by Sylvia Perry, an assistant professor of psychological science at the University of Vermont, finds that Whites who are aware of their biases are better equipped to deal with society’s racial challenges than Whites who believe they are racially colorblind.
The new appointees are Darryl Heller at Indiana University South Bend, Joanne Woodward at the University of North Texas in Denton, and Jabar Shumate at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
Keisa W. Mathis was named an assistant professor of integrative physiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Lisa Lewis, associate professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania was named a Penn Fellow.
When the institution opened in 2001, there were only 55 students enrolled who took classes in a leased space at a business park. Today, there are more than 2,000 students enrolled in 19 degree programs at the university’s 264-acre campus in south Dallas.