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Winthrop University Will No Longer Give Out the Tillman Award

Winthrop University Will No Longer Give Out the Tillman Award

Winthrop University has announced that the university’s top academic prize for students will no longer be named after “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman, a former segregationist governor of South Carolina and U.S. Senator.

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Vann R. Newkirk has been serving as associate provost for academic affairs, dean of graduate studies, and professor of history at Alabama A&M University.

Oral History Project Is Documenting the Stories of Teachers During the Civil Rights Movement

Oral History Project Is Documenting the Stories of Teachers During the Civil Rights Movement

The project is called Teachers in the Movement and it is led by Derrick P. Alridge, a professor in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. Dr. Alridge hopes to record 200 interviews of teachers by the end of 2016.

Winthrop University Scholar Discovers the Identity of an Early Black Woman Novelist

Winthrop University Scholar Discovers the Identity of an Early Black Woman Novelist

Gregg Hecimovich, chair of the English department at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has discovered new evidence on the identity of the author who is believe to have written the earliest novel by an African American woman.