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Academic Study Finds Possible Racial Bias by Mental Health Professionals

Academic Study Finds Possible Racial Bias by Mental Health Professionals

When a caller used the name Allison, she was invited to talk to the practitioner 63 percent of the time. When the name Lakisha was used by the same caller, she got through to the mental health professional 51 percent of the time.

Hardin Coleman Will Step Down as Dean of Boston University's School of Education

Hardin Coleman Will Step Down as Dean of Boston University’s School of Education

Dr. Coleman will take a one-year sabbatical and then return to Boston University as a full-time faculty member in master’s degree programs in family therapy and school counseling and as director of the Center for Character & Social Responsibility.

Four African Americans Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Four African Americans Named to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Francine Conway at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Karlene Burrell-McRae at Colby College in Maine, DeMethra LaSha Bradley at Macalester College in Minnesota, and Logan Powell at Brown University in Rhode Island.

The Next Dean of Students at the University of Colorado-Boulder

The Next Dean of Students at the University of Colorado-Boulder

Akirah J. Bradley was appointed dean of students and associate vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has been serving as assistant dean of students at the University of California, Berkeley.

New Study Led by University of Vermont Scholar Sheds Light on "Bias Awareness"

New Study Led by University of Vermont Scholar Sheds Light on “Bias Awareness”

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.

Three Black Women in Higher Education Win Notable Awards

Three Black Women in Higher Education Win Notable Awards

The honorees are Wanda Heading-Grant of the University of Vermont, Juanita Johnson-Bailey of the University of Georgia, and Emile M. Towns, dean of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

The First African American President of Hamline University

The First African American President of Hamline University

Fayneese Miller currently serves as dean of the College of Education and Social Services and professor of leadership and developmental sciences at the University of Vermont. Previously, she taught for 20 years at Brown University.

University of Vermont Honors Its First Black Graduate

University of Vermont Honors Its First Black Graduate

For many years, it was believed that George Washington Henderson was the first African American graduate of the University of Vermont in 1877. But research has revealed that Andrew Harris, an African American, was one of 24 students in the graduating Class of 1838.

The First Black Graduate of the University of Vermont

The First Black Graduate of the University of Vermont

For many years it was believed that George Washington Henderson in 1877 was the first Black graduate of the University of Vermont. But Andrew Harris earned his degree 39 years earlier.

University of Vermont Sociologist Gets an Important New Assignment

University of Vermont Sociologist Gets an Important New Assignment

Moustapha Diouf, an associate professor of sociology, has been named a special adviser to the prime minister of his native Senegal and president of a $540 million development fund.