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Rachel Petty Now Leads the University of the District of Columbia

Rachel Petty Now Leads the University of the District of Columbia

Dr. Petty, a professor of psychology and former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as interim chief operating officer until an interim president is named sometime in January.

University of the District of Columbia Dismisses Its President

University of the District of Columbia Dismisses Its President

Dr. Allen Sessoms has led the University of the District of Columbia since September 2008. Previously, he was president of Delaware State University and before that he was president of Queens College, part of the City University of New York system.

Two HBCUs Unveil New Websites

Two HBCUs Unveil New Websites

Jackson State University in Mississippi has a new logo and a redesigned website is on the way. The University of the District of Columbia has redesigned its site to focus on recruiting new students.

Four HBCUs Join the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact

Four HBCUs Join the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact

The new organization “aims to strengthen the capacity of member institutions to serve society; to enhance student learning; and to develop in individual students the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and habits of civic responsibility locally and globally.”

New Scholarship Fund to Provide Need-Based Aid to District of Columbia College Students

New Scholarship Fund to Provide Need-Based Aid to District of Columbia College Students

Students will be eligible for up to $3,000 for community college, $7,000 at the University of the District of Columbia, and $10,000 at a private college or university in the District.

The New Leader of the University of the District of Columbia Community College

The New Leader of the University of the District of Columbia Community College

Calvin Woodward, who holds two doctoral degrees, is the former head of Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut.

The University of the District Columbia Looks to the Future

The University of the District Columbia Looks to the Future

The board of trustees plans to present a plan for the “right-sizing” of the university to the mayor and city council by October 1.

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.

The New President of Florida Keys Community College

The New President of Florida Keys Community College

Jonathan Gueverra, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, has been serving as the CEO of the Community College of the District of Columbia.

In Memoriam: Bertha D. Minus

In Memoriam: Bertha D. Minus

Since 2009, she served as vice president for academic affairs at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida.

Two African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Two African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Aaron Austin was named vice president for student life at Bethel College and Kevin Holmes is the new director of admissions at the University of the District of Columbia.