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New Administrative Duties for Five Black Scholars at Major Universities

New Administrative Duties for Five Black Scholars at Major Universities

Hired to new posts are Carl E. Brown Sr. at Howard University, Clement Stokes at the University of California, Davis, Hope Murphy Tyehimba at North Carolina Central University, Eric Sexton at Wichita State University, and Sebastian Awondo at the University of Alabama.

In Memoriam: Bill T. Ridgeway, 1926-2015

In Memoriam: Bill T. Ridgeway, 1926-2015

When Dr. Ridgeway joined the faculty at Eastern Illinois University in 1966, he was one of very few African Americans on the faculty. He taught at Eastern Illinois University for many years. retiring in the 1980s.

Seven African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Seven African Americans in New Higher Education Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Sandra Bibb Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at Wichita State University

Sandra Bibb Named Dean of the College of Health Professions at Wichita State University

Since August 2011, Dr. Sandra C. Garmon Bibb has been associate dean for faculty affairs at the Graduate School of Nursing of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.

Wichita State University Acquires Photographic Collection of Gordon Parks

Wichita State University Acquires Photographic Collection of Gordon Parks

A native of Fort Scott, Kansas, Parks was a true renaissance man. In addition to his photography, he was a composer, musician, author, and filmmaker.

Scholar Documenting the History of Black Businesses in Wichita

Scholar Documenting the History of Black Businesses in Wichita

Robert Weems, the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at Wichita State University in Kansas, is collecting artifacts and has undertaken an extensive oral history project on Black businesses in the city.