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  • The Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders to be Held in Nashville in November

    The Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders to be Held in Nashville in November (8.17.2022)

    Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is creating a new leadership development program for nurses new in health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them.

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  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (8.17.2022)

    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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  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (8.17.2022)

    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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  • In Memoriam: Reaner Shannon, 1936-2022

    In Memoriam: Reaner Shannon, 1936-2022 (8.16.2022)

    Dr. Shannon began her career at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine as the main research lab technologist. In 1990, she left the lab to become director of the minority affairs office at the school, becoming the school’s first associate dean for minority affairs in 1998, a post she held until she retired in 2008.

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  • Black Bibliography Project Gets Increased Funding to Expand Its Database

    Black Bibliography Project Gets Increased Funding to Expand Its Database (8.16.2022)

    Meredith McGill, chair of the department of English at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Jacqueline Goldsby, a professor of English, African American studies, and American studies at Yale, are developing a digital database dedicated to the study of Black-authored and Black-published books, magazines, and newspapers.

    Aug 16, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (8.15.2022)

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

    Aug 15, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • In Memoriam: Carey Harvey Latimore IV, 1975-2022

    In Memoriam: Carey Harvey Latimore IV, 1975-2022 (8.12.2022)

    Carey Latimore was a Baptist minister and an associate professor of history at Trinity University in San Antonio. Dr. Latimore joined the Trinity University community in 2004. He served as the chair of the department of history from 2011-2020 and was the co-director for the African American studies minor.

    Aug 12, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

    Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers (8.11.2022)

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

    Aug 11, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

    Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars (8.11.2022)

    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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  • Emory University Offering the First Ph.D. Program in Black Studies in the Southeastern United States

    Emory University Offering the First Ph.D. Program in Black Studies in the Southeastern United States (8.10.2022)

    Carol Anderson, the Charles Howard Candler Professor and chair of the African American studies department at Emory University in Atlanta, has announced that the first cohort of Ph.D. students in African American studies will begin the program in the fall of 2023. It will be the first doctoral program in the field in the southeastern United States.

    Aug 10, 2022 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

    Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans (8.10.2022)

    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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  • Black Staffer at the University of Arkansas Files a Race Discrimination Lawsuit Over Unequal Pay

    Black Staffer at the University of Arkansas Files a Race Discrimination Lawsuit Over Unequal Pay (8.09.2022)

    Synetra Hughes, managing director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that she was paid less than White colleagues in similar roles at the university.

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  • In Memoriam: Marie Valentine McDemmond, 1946-2022

    In Memoriam: Marie Valentine McDemmond, 1946-2022 (8.09.2022)

    Marie McDemmond was the first woman to lead Norfolk State University and the first African-American woman to serve as president of a four-year college in Virginia.

    Aug 09, 2022 | 1 comment | View Post

  • New UNCF Report Finds That HBCUs Stlll Need Additional Funding Support

    New UNCF Report Finds That HBCUs Stlll Need Additional Funding Support (8.08.2022)

    A new report from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) finds that despite the influx from the past two years of federal government funding and private donations to the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities, it has not been enough to make up for decades of neglect.

    Aug 08, 2022 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Ronald Mason to Step Down as President of the University of the District of Columbia in June 2023

    Ronald Mason to Step Down as President of the University of the District of Columbia in June 2023 (8.08.2022)

    In a statement to the university community, President Mason wrote: “We have come a long way together, and I believe our work has served the university well.”

    Aug 08, 2022 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Racial Differences in Attrition Rates at Medical Schools in the United States

    Racial Differences in Attrition Rates at Medical Schools in the United States (8.08.2022)

    The study found that students who were from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group, and also from a low-income family who lived in an underresourced neighborhood had a dropout rate that was nearly four times the rate of White students who were not from a low-income family and did not live in an underresourced neighborhood.

    Aug 08, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • James L. Moore III to Lead the NSF's Directorate for Education and Human Resources

    James L. Moore III to Lead the NSF’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources (8.08.2022)

    The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources, or EHR, supports research that enhances learning and teaching, and broad efforts to achieve excellence in STEM education at all levels and in all settings. Since 2018, Dr. Moore has been vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at Ohio State University.

    Aug 08, 2022 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Report Examines Racial Differences in Homicide Victimization in the United States

    Report Examines Racial Differences in Homicide Victimization in the United States (8.08.2022)

    A new report from the Violence Policy Center finds that although African Americans make up 14 percent of the U.S. population, they made up 52 percent of all homicide victims in 2019. The four states with the highest Black homicide rates were Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

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  • Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

    Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions (8.08.2022)

    The new deans are Kerry L. Haynie at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, Henrietta Williams Pichon at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, Kenneth E. Carter at Emory University in Georgia, Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah at Virginia Union University in Richmond and Vicki Williams at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

    Aug 08, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Three Black Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

    Three Black Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments (8.05.2022)

    Chandice Haste-Jackson, a family science faculty member at Syracuse University was named an associate dean. Jorim E. Reid Sr. was named assistant professor and director of bands at Morgan State University in Baltimore and Alicia Monroe, a professor of family medicine, was named chief integration officer at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

    Aug 05, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Pharmaceutical Giant Offers 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships to Howard University Students

    Pharmaceutical Giant Offers 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships to Howard University Students (8.05.2022)

    Sanofi, the multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare company headquartered in Paris but with extensive operations in the United States, is partnering with the Howard University College of Pharmacy in a fellowship program.

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  • New Administratve Duties in Higher Education for 10 Black Americans

    New Administratve Duties in Higher Education for 10 Black Americans (8.05.2022)

    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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

    Aug 05, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Texas Southern University Creates the College of Transdisciplinary Studies

    Texas Southern University Creates the College of Transdisciplinary Studies (8.05.2022)

    Historically Black Texas Southern University in Houston is launching a new college that creates a pathway for people who started college, but did not complete their degree program.

    Aug 05, 2022 | 0 comments | View Post