Category : Education

- 3 months ago

In Memoriam: Cheryl A. Wall, 1948-2020

Cheryl A. Wall, a Board of Governors Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey died on April 4. She was 71 years old. Professor Wall focused on African-American literature, American literature, and fem...

- 3 months ago

In Memoriam: Denise Michelle Chapman Montgomery, 1959-2020

Denise Montgomery, the founding dean of the College of Health Sciences at Alabama State University, died late last month. She was 60 years old. A native of Chicago, Dr. Montgomery grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa. She earned a bachelor’s degree...

- 3 months ago

In Memoriam: Richard L. Marquess-Barry, 1940-2020

Richard L. Marquess-Barry, an Episcopal priest and educator, died in Miami Florida, late last month after a long illness. He was 79 years old. Rev. Marquess-Barry, the son of immigrants from the Bahamas, was born and raised in Miami. While a student...

- 3 months ago

The Next Dean of the University of Connecticut School of Law

Eboni S. Nelson has been named the next dean of the University of Connecticut School of Law. Currently, she is associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Nelson joined the faculty at th...