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Study Finds That HBCUs Are Charged Higher Fees to Issue Bonds

Study Finds That HBCUs Are Charged Higher Fees to Issue Bonds

A new study authored by researchers at four universities, finds that historically Black colleges and university pay a higher underwriting fee for debt issues than predominantly White institutions even when credit reporting agencies rate the debt issues as having similar risk.

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Terry Lindsay at Paul Smith College, Shawna Young at Duke University, Lynette Clemetson at the University of Michigan, Rick W. Smith Jr. at Kentucky State University, Lynn Swann at the University of Southern California, and Pamela Nolan Young at the University of Notre Dame.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Three African Americans at Leading Universities Receive Prestigious Honors

Three African Americans at Leading Universities Receive Prestigious Honors

The honorees are Roland G. Fryer Jr., the Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard, assistant professor Stephen M. Avery of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Iris Outlaw, director of multicultural student programs and services at the University of Notre Dame.

The Next Provost at Drexel University in Philadelphia

The Next Provost at Drexel University in Philadelphia

M. Brian Blake is vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Miami in Florida. He will become provost at Drexel University on August 1.

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

The Next Dean of the College of Education at New Mexico State University

Donald Pope-Davis is a professor of clinical psychology at DePaul University in Chicago. He served as provost at DePaul from 2013 to 2014. Earlier, he was associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

The University of Notre Dame's New Effort to Promote Literacy in Haiti

The University of Notre Dame’s New Effort to Promote Literacy in Haiti

Nearly half of the adult population in Haiti is illiterate. Half of all children in Haiti do not finish elementary school. Five percent of all youth attend high school and only 1 percent of all children in Haiti go on to attend college.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

One of the Newest Cardinals Is a Notre Dame Graduate From Dominica

One of the Newest Cardinals Is a Notre Dame Graduate From Dominica

Kelvin Edward Felix, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and archbishop emeritus of Castries in Saint Lucia, is one of the 19 newest cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church appointed by Pope Francis.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Three African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Three African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new roles are Hugh R. Page Jr. at the University of Notre Dame, Donald R. Pearsall at Winston-Salem State University, and Rust College’s Gemma D. Beckley.

Donald Pope-Davis Named Provost at DePaul University in Chicago

Donald Pope-Davis Named Provost at DePaul University in Chicago

Currently, Dr. Pope-Davis is professor of psychology and vice president and associate provost at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He has served on the Notre Dame faculty for 13 years and has been associate provost since 2007.

University of Miami Names New Graduate School Dean

University of Miami Names New Graduate School Dean

M. Brian Blake has been serving as associate dean for strategic initiatives and professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame Discontinues Fellowship Program for Black Doctoral Candidates

Notre Dame Discontinues Fellowship Program for Black Doctoral Candidates

Over the past 11 years, 47 Erskine Peters Fellows have spent a year at Notre Dame while they finished work on their dissertations. The fellowships carried a stipend of $30,000 plus a $2,000 research budget.