is a pediatrician by training and has been serving as CEO of University of
Connecticut Health since 2015. He will continue in that role while serving as
interim president of the university. The board of trustees stated that it is in
no rush to start the search process.
The study, by scholars at UCLA and Charles R. Drew
University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, found that Black men who
reach a high socioeconomic status still face higher levels of discrimination
compared to their White counterparts. This discrimination can also impact Black
men’s physical and mental health, according to the study.
Dr. Hutson is currently a tenured professor and director of the Urban
Planning Ph.D. Program in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and
Preservation at Columbia University in New York City. He is also the director of
the school’s Urban Community and Health Equity Lab.
new report from the Barna Group, a California-based research organization, finds
that African Americans as a whole remain more religious than other racial/ethnic
groups in the United States, but younger Blacks are turning away from organized
Dr. Thames has spent more than two decades working for
community colleges throughout the state, in instruction, student services. and
administration. Most recently she has been serving as president of the Coalinga
campus of West Hills College.
more likely to be infected by COVID-19 and have higher death rates. But that
data obscures the fact that Black women are up to four times more likely to die
of COVID-19 than White men and three times more likely to die from COVID-19 than
Dr. Anderson-Levy joins Macalester from Beloit College in
Wisconsin, where she spent the past 13 years as a professor of anthropology. At
Beloit, Professor Anderson-Levy served as associate dean of academic affairs and
as chair of the department of anthropology.
The center will support teaching, research, and creative work on the
history, culture, and struggles of people of African descent and provide a
platform to build on the work of the more than 25 CU Boulder faculty members
already making contributions to African and African American studies. Professor
Reiland Rabaka will direct the new center.
Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer
at Ohio State University, has been awarded the 2021 Reginald Wilson Diversity
Leadership Award. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership
and commitment on a national level to the advancement of racial and ethnic
minorities in higher education.
Taking on new
faculty assignments are Antron Mahoney at Ohio Wesleyan University, Darryl
Singleton at Washington State University, Sharrelle Barber at Drexel University
in Philadelphia, and Bimpe Z. Adenusi at Cedar Crest College in Allentown,
feasibility study is underway that will answer questions about how viable is
hockey at Tennessee State, and what needs to happen to put teams on the ice. The
proposed program would be the first at a historically Black university and also
the first college ice hockey program in the state of Tennessee.
Taking on new positions are Reggie Hill at the University of
Missouri-St. Louis, Xeturah Woodley at Guildford Technical Community College in
North Carolina, James K. Winfield at Southern New Hampshire University, Nina E.
King at Duke University, Adele Brumfield at the University of Michigan, and
Nicol Lewis at Columbus State University in Georgia.
Starting with a
$50 million anchor investment from Cisco, the Student Freedom Initiative is
hoping to reach its goal of $450 million. When funded, this endowment will
support 4,500 HBCU students in perpetuity. In addition, Cisco is donating $100
million in hardware and software to improve technology infrastructure at
Kaja Dunn, an assistant professor of theatre at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte received the Kennedy Center Medallion from the National
Committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. The medallion
is the organization’s highest honor.
Edward Waters College, the historically Black
educational institution in Jacksonville, Florida, has announced that it will
establish the A. Philip Randolph Institute for Law, Race, Social Justice and
Economic Policy. The new institute is made possible by a grant from the Jessie
Ball DuPont Fund.
C. André Christie-Mizell was appointed to the Centennial
Chair in Sociology. Michael Eric Dyson was named to the NEH Centennial
Professorship and Major Jackson was appointed to the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt
Chair in the Humanities.
Professor Dubriel began
teaching at historically Black Fort Valley State University in 1970. After
achieving status as a senior professor of mathematics, Dr. Dubriel was appointed
director and vice president in the Office of Institutional Research, Planning
Technologies, and Technological Services.
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Upward African Women
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