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  • Arizona State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Thunderbird School of Global Management

    Arizona State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Thunderbird School of Global Management (2.26.2021)

    Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University seeks to hire several full-time, tenure-track professors (assistant, associate or full rank) in a range of fields including finance, accounting, digital transformation, data analytics, marketing, international public and non-profit leadership, cross-cultural leadership, cross-cultural management, negotiations, global affairs, diversity and inclusion, creative industries, sustainability, international law and related fields.

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  • In Memoriam: Edward W. Crosby, 1932-2021

    In Memoriam: Edward W. Crosby, 1932-2021 (2.26.2021)

    Dr. Crosby joined the faculty at Kent State University in 1969. There he founded the Institute for African American Affairs, which later became the department of Pan-African studies. He led the Black studies programs at the university for a quarter century.

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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (2.25.2021)

    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (2.25.2021)

    Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

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  • Auburn University Honors Two of Its African American Trailblazers

    Auburn University Honors Two of Its African American Trailblazers (2.24.2021)

    Auburn University in Alabama admitted its first Black student in 1964 under a court order. Recently the university recognized its first Black graduate and the first African American to sit on its board of trustees by naming residence halls in their honor.

    Feb 24, 2021 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (2.24.2021)

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

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  • New Book to Detail the Work of the Colored Conventions Project

    New Book to Detail the Work of the Colored Conventions Project (2.23.2021)

    The Colored Conventions Project (CCP) is a scholarly and community research project focused on digitally preserving Black political activism from the 1830s to 1890s. The project operates two websites and its directors are releasing a new book on the initiative.

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  • Darrell Allison Appointed Chancellor of Fayetteville State University in North Carolina

    Darrell Allison Appointed Chancellor of Fayetteville State University in North Carolina (2.22.2021)

    Darrell Allison has been serving as vice president of governmental affairs and state teams at the American Federation for Children. He is a former member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and former trustee at North Carolina Central University.

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  • Virtual Events at the City University of New York  Zoom Bombed by Racists

    Virtual Events at the City University of New York Zoom Bombed by Racists (2.21.2021)

    Several virtual Zoom events hosted by CUNY campuses were the targets of hateful attacks by individuals who infiltrated the online forums and posted racist, White supremacist messages and images. The events included campus celebrations of Black History Month.

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  • Three African American Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

    Three African American Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties (2.19.2021)

    Taking on new assignments are Dana Rice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Charles DeSassure at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia, and Jameliah Inga Shorter-Bourhanou at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Feb 19, 2021 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Nursing Schools at Howard University and New York University Team Up for Research

    Nursing Schools at Howard University and New York University Team Up for Research (2.19.2021)

    Howard University’s College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences and New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing have formed an educational and research partnership to work together to have a greater impact on improving health and health equity in urban areas and global communities.

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  • Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

    Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education (2.19.2021)

    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.

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  • Nine HBCUs Are Partners in a New Collaborative to Promote Small Businesses in the South

    Nine HBCUs Are Partners in a New Collaborative to Promote Small Businesses in the South (2.19.2021)

    Given their embeddedness in their communities, HBCUs are uniquely positioned to promote economic mobility. HBCUs that are members of the new Deep South Economic Mobility Collaborative will provide technical assistance, business support, and procurement opportunities to local small businesses.

    Feb 19, 2021 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Princeton University's Keith Wailoo Will Share the $1 Million David Dan Prize

    Princeton University’s Keith Wailoo Will Share the $1 Million David Dan Prize (2.19.2021)

    Keith Wailoo is the Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is being honored for his historical scholarship focused on race, science, and health equity; on the social implications of medical innovation; and on the politics of disease.

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  • South Carolina State University to Establish a New Center Focusing on Social Justice

    South Carolina State University to Establish a New Center Focusing on Social Justice (2.19.2021)

    The Erasing Racism and Constructing Equity Center for Excellence and Justice, or E-RACE, will be a collaboration of faculty, staff, and prominent experts on racism, social justice, and equity. The center will address all aspects of racism through research, teaching, training, public dialogue, advocacy, and service.

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  • Four African Americans Taking on New Positions as Diversity Officers

    Four African Americans Taking on New Positions as Diversity Officers (2.19.2021)

    Appointed to posts in diversity, equity, and inclusion are Christopher Manning at the University of Southern California, Jessica Harris at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Matthew C. Chaney at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Roderick J. Gilbert at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • In Memoriam: Wynetta Devore, 1929-2020

    In Memoriam: Wynetta Devore, 1929-2020 (2.19.2021)

    Dr. Devore began her academic career at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. She then taught at Rutgers University before joining the faculty at Syracuse University’s School of Social Work in 1980. She retired in 1999.

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  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (2.17.2021)

    Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

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  • Vandals Attack the Home of the First Black President of the University of the South

    Vandals Attack the Home of the First Black President of the University of the South (2.17.2021)

    Reuben Brigerty stated that “they have trashed our lawn with beer cans and liquor bottles. They have left threatening messages on pilfered signs near our back door and they have taken measures to ensure that my family and I saw the indecent insults that they left behind.”

    Feb 17, 2021 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (2.17.2021)

    The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (2.17.2021)

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

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  • The University of Washington Creates the Center for Antiracism in Nursing

    The University of Washington Creates the Center for Antiracism in Nursing (2.16.2021)

    The long-term vision for the center is for it to serve as a nationally recognized hub that transforms nursing training, practice, and research as well as influences health and public policy in ways that are guided by antiracism as a fundamental principle.

    Feb 16, 2021 | 2 comments | View Post

  • A Trio of African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

    A Trio of African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments (2.16.2021)

    Taking on new positions or roles are John Brooks Slaughter at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Alicia E Ellis at Colby College in Lewiston, Maine, and Thomasenia Lott Adams of the University of Florida.

    Feb 16, 2021 | 1 comment | View Post