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Newsletter on Diversity Issues Established at Wayne State University

Newsletter on Diversity Issues Established at Wayne State University

The newsletter project is under the director of Christopher Jones, director of equal opportunity at Wayne State.

 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.

Phyllis Vroom Named Deputy President at Wayne State University

Phyllis Vroom Named Deputy President at Wayne State University

The former dean of the School of Social Work will fill in at times for President Allan Gilmour who has been battling prostate cancer.

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Carla Boutin-Foster, Chacona W. Johnson, Margaret Stephens, David Fryson, Jame’l Hodges, Ashley Robinson, and George Keith Martin.

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.

Wayne State University Study Finds Heart Disease in 90 Percent of Black Hypertension Patients

Wayne State University Study Finds Heart Disease in 90 Percent of Black Hypertension Patients

For patients who visited an emergency room for non-heart-related reasons, 90 percent of those with hypertension also had heart disease.

Cheryl Waites Is the New Dean of the School of Social Work at Wayne State University

Cheryl Waites Is the New Dean of the School of Social Work at Wayne State University

She joined the School of Social Work in 2007 as associate dean. Previously, she was associate chair of the department of social work at North Carolina State University.

New Journal on African American Education Founded at Wayne State University

New Journal on African American Education Founded at Wayne State University

African American Learners, a new peer-reviewed online journal, will be published twice each year.

A Trio of Black Professors Win Awards

A Trio of Black Professors Win Awards

The honorees are Geralyn Stephens of Wayne State University, Donald Anadu of South Carolina State University and Lee David Legette of Winston-Salem State University.

Wayne State University Law School Receives Papers of Congressman John Conyers

Wayne State University Law School Receives Papers of Congressman John Conyers

Representatives John Conyers, the former chair of the House Judiciary Committee, earned his law degree at Wayne State in 1958.

Seven African Americans Who Will Be Taking on New Duties

Seven African Americans Who Will Be Taking on New Duties

Here is news of seven new appointments of African Americans to posts in the academic arena.

African American Legal History Archive at Wayne State University Receives Papers of Federal Judge

African American Legal History Archive at Wayne State University Receives Papers of Federal Judge

John Feikens was co-chair of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission and served on the federal bench for the Eastern District of Michigan.

New University Positions for a Half Dozen African Americans

New University Positions for a Half Dozen African Americans

Here is news of six African Americans who are assuming new duties in higher education.

Pastor and Corporate Executive Joins the Academic World

Pastor and Corporate Executive Joins the Academic World

Patrick O. Lindsey is the new vice president for government and community affairs at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Six African Americans With New Roles in Higher Education

Six African Americans With New Roles in Higher Education

Here is new of six appointments of African Americans to administrative positions.

Wayne State University Considering Tougher Admission Standards

Wayne State University Considering Tougher Admission Standards

Only 10 percent of the Black students who enrolled at Wayne State in 2004, earned a bachelor’s degree at the university by 2010.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Mercy Eyadiel was appointed executive director for employment development in the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was director of alumni and career services at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Previously she was the director of alumni relations and development at Vanderbilt University. • Charles […]