Maintaining Hope Despite the Uncertain Endi...

Apr 24, 2020No Comments

April 23, 2020 | : Four years ago, I remember pacing my office unable to contain my excitement of being admitted into Penn’s doctoral program

Three Black Scholars Promoted to Full Profe...

Apr 23, 2020No Comments

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has promoted three African American faculty to the rank of full professor. The promotions take effect on July 1,

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interes...

Apr 22, 2020No Comments

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

In Memoriam: Augustus Leonard Jones Sr. 194...

Apr 21, 2020No Comments

Gus Jones, director of the Success Reading Center at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, died at his home in Troutman, North Carolina, on April

Racists Can Be Nice — But Dangerous

Apr 21, 2020No Comments

I have a hypothesis about bigotry. My colleagues in the civil rights movement might not like it. I share this conjecture, because I believe it

Two African American Women Faculty Members ...

Apr 20, 2020No Comments

Karen D. Morgan, associate professor of mathematics at New Jersey City University, was named senior vice president for academic affairs at Johnson C. Smith University

Diversity in the DACA Numbers—Undocumente...

Apr 19, 2020No Comments

Ignorance it turns out is not bliss after all. For the first time, someone thought it would be a good idea to do an official

Howard University Signs Agreement With the ...

Apr 18, 2020No Comments

Historically Black Howard University in Washington, D.C., recently announced a collaboration with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) to establish the Education Partnership

Geneive Henry of Susquehanna University Hon...

Apr 18, 2020No Comments

Geneive Henry, the Charles B. Degenstein Professor of Chemistry at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, has been awarded the Outstanding Mentorship Award from the Chemistry

In Memoriam: Ellis Louis Marsalis, 1934-202...

Apr 17, 2020No Comments

Ellis Marsalis, a jazz pianist, the patriarch of jazz’s royal family, and a former professor at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and the University of