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The University of the South Reckons With Its Past Ties to Slavery and Jim Crow

The University of the South Reckons With Its Past Ties to Slavery and Jim Crow

The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, enrolls nearly 1,700 undergraduate students and less than 100 graduate students, according to date supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 4 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Reuben E. Brigety II Appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of the South

Reuben E. Brigety II Appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of the South

Dr. Brigety currently serves as dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Prior to becoming dean in 2015, Dr. Brigety served as U.S. ambassador to the African Union for two years.

Six Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Six Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Faculty Assignments

Taking on new roles are Bevlee Watford at Virginia Tech, Oladele Ogunseitan at the University of California, Irvine, Camelia Okpodu at Xavier University of Louisiana, Berneece Hebert at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Anthony Donaldson at the University of the South, and Ethlyn McQueen-Gibson at Hampton University.

Three Black Men Given New Faculty Assignments

Three Black Men Given New Faculty Assignments

The appointees are Elnardo Webster at St. Peter’s University in New Jersey, Juan E. Gilbert at the University of Florida, and James Tengatenga at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.