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Paul Jones Named the Tenth President of Fort Valley State University

Paul Jones Named the Tenth President of Fort Valley State University

Dr. Jones has been serving as interim president of Darton State University in Albany, Georgia. Earlier in his career, Dr. Jones was chief budget officer and interim president at Georgia College and State University.

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

In Memoriam: Lazette Golden Hale-Wilson, 1920-2015

According to the Ph.D. Project, she was the first African American women to be licensed as a certified public accountant and also hold a Ph.D. in accounting. She was a professor emerita at Utah State University.

Black Entrepreneurs Still Face an Unlevel Playing Field in Seeking Capital

Black Entrepreneurs Still Face an Unlevel Playing Field in Seeking Capital

The lead author of the study stated that “a lot of research and business practice starts with the premise that individuals have equal choice and what we found, instead, are that there are systemic restrictions to choice for some people just because of their ethnicity.”

Utah State Research Examines University Hiring Practices Regarding Black Coaches

Utah State Research Examines University Hiring Practices Regarding Black Coaches

Research by associate professors Christy Glass and Alison Cook found that colleges and universities were more willing to hire a Black coach when their teams had a losing record. And they found that when Black coaches were hired they had a shorter tenure as head coach.