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More Racist Incidents on American College Campuses

More Racist Incidents on American College Campuses

Halloween season always produces its share of racist costumes on college campuses. This year was no exception.

University of Oregon Strips Name of KKK Leader From a Campus Residence Hall

University of Oregon Strips Name of KKK Leader From a Campus Residence Hall

The dormitory was originally named to honor Frederic S. Dunn, a former professor of Latin at the University of Oregon, who retired in 1935. During the 1920s, Professor Dunn served as the Exalted Cyclops of the Eugene chapter of the Ku Klux Klan.

University of Oregon Creates a Fund to Promote Diversity

University of Oregon Creates a Fund to Promote Diversity

The Division of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Oregon has begun a new fundraising drive to build a fund that will support efforts to recruit more students and faculty from underrepresented groups and to create a more welcoming environment on campus.

University of Oregon Establishes Living/Learning Community for Black Students

University of Oregon Establishes Living/Learning Community for Black Students

The residential community will be housed in the university’s Living Learning Center. The space set aside for the Umoja Pan-African Scholars community can house up to 80 students.

In Memorian: Charles Warfield, 1939-2016

In Memorian: Charles Warfield, 1939-2016

Dr. Warfield joined the faculty at Western Michigan University in 1972 and retired in 2013. Upon his retirement, he was named associate professor emeritus of educational leadership, research and technology. He was also president of the Kalamazoo chapter of the NAACP.

University of Oregon Responds to Black Student Protestor Demands

University of Oregon Responds to Black Student Protestor Demands

The University of Oregon has agreed to take action based on demands presented by student protestors in demonstrations held on campus in recent months. The university has agree to boost recruitment efforts, establish a Black residential community, and bring prominent Black scholars to campus.

University of Oregon Receives Collection of Photographs of Famous Black Women

University of Oregon Receives Collection of Photographs of Famous Black Women

The art museum at the University of Oregon has received a donation of 75 photographs from Pultizer Prize-winning photographer Brian Lanker’s collection “I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America.”

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 Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments

Three Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments

Lynnette Overby, a theatre professor at the University of Delaware, was named deputy director of community engagement. Ian B.K. Martin will join the faculty at West Virginia University and Tasia M. Smith is a new hire at the University of Oregon.

The New Provost at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The New Provost at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Since June 2014, Dr. Joseph Martin Stevenson has served as vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at the school. He previously served as provost at Mississippi Valley State University and Jackson State University.

Tracking Racial Diversity in Universities of the Pacific Athletic Conference

Tracking Racial Diversity in Universities of the Pacific Athletic Conference

Enrollment data shows that many schools in the PAC-12 have high percentages of students from ethnic minority groups. But, the vast majority of ethnic minority students at PAC-12 schools are either Hispanic or Asian. Very few are Black.

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.

Robin Holmes Identified as One of Three Candidates for Key Post at Virginia Tech

Robin Holmes Identified as One of Three Candidates for Key Post at Virginia Tech

She currently is vice president for student affairs and interim vice president for institutional equity and diversity at the University of Oregon.