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Xavier University in New Orleans Produces a New Mace

Xavier University in New Orleans Produces a New Mace

Ensconced in the mace’s crown is a relic of clothing from Katherine Drexel, the founder of the university who was canonized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church in 2000.

Xavier University Establishes Two New Degree Programs

Xavier University Establishes Two New Degree Programs

The historically Black university in New Orleans will offer new degree programs this fall in communication studies and public health sciences.

Xavier University of Louisiana to Establish a Confucius Institute

Xavier University of Louisiana to Establish a Confucius Institute

There are about 80 Confucius Institutes in the U.S. but this will be the first at an HBCU.

Notable Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Notable Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

A summary of this week’s significant awards bestowed on Blacks in higher education.

Appointments and Promotions

Appointments and Promotions

Here is news of eight appointments of African Americans to positions in higher education.

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 […]