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Marlon James Wins the 2015 Man Booker Prize

Marlon James Wins the 2015 Man Booker Prize

Marlon James, an associate professor of English at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, won the 2015 Man Booker Prize, which recognizes what the judges believe is the best novel written in the English language in the previous year.

Xavier University of Louisiana Names Its Next President

Xavier University of Louisiana Names Its Next President

Since 2012, C. Reynold Verret has served as provost and chief academic officer at Savannah State University in Georgia. On July 1, he will replace Norman C. Francis who has led Xavier University since 1968.

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

The appointees are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Rodney Ridley Sr. at Wilkes University, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin, Barbara Gutherie at Northeastern University, Prince Ellis at Clermont College, A. Todd Franklin at Hamilton College, and Kenny Leon at Fordham University.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Linda Rose was appointed vice president of academic affairs at Santa Ana College in California. Since 2005, she has served as dean of liberal arts at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. Dr. Rose holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She earned an educational doctorate at UCLA. • Michele Butts […]