Category : Education

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: Roderick Earl Richardson, 1955-2019

Roderick E. Richardson, a budget analyst at the University of Maryland College Park for nearly 30 years, died on August 1 at Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, Maryland. He was 63 years old and had suffered from progressive supranuclear pals...

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: Julius S. Scott Jr., 1925 -2019

Julius S. Scott, who served as president of two historically Black colleges and as interim president of several additional colleges and universities died on August 1. He was 94 years old and had recently celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary.. A na...

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: Harrison B. Wilson Jr., 1925-2019

Harrison B. Wilson Jr., former president of historically Black Norfolk State University in Virginia, passed away on July 28, 2019. He was 94 years old. Dr. Wilson served as president of Norfolk State for 22 years. When he arrived on campus in 1975, t...

- 5 months ago

In Memoriam: Chloe A. Wofford Morrison, 1931-2019

Toni Morrison, a giant of American literature and the Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities Emeritus at Princeton University in New Jersey, died on August 5. She was 88 years old. Professor Morrison joined the faculty at Princeton University i...

- 5 months ago

A Quartet of African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

LaTonya Branham has been named dean of academic services and university registrar at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She has been a member of the university’s faculty since January 2018 and currently serves as an assistant professor...