Category : Education

- 3 weeks ago

Two African American Women Appointed to Dean Positions

Taja-Nia Henderson has been named dean of the Graduate School at Rutgers University in New Jersey-Newark. She is a professor at Rutgers Law School, where she has served since 2010. She previously served as acting director of Rutgers’ P3: A Coll...

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Five African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Olga Davis has been named associate dean of Barett, The Honors College at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus. She currently serves as a professor in the university’s Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and as a resear...

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In Memoriam: McDonald Williams, 1917-2019

McDonald Williams, the first director of the University Honors Program at Tennessee State University, passed away on August 11, 2019. He was 101 years old. Dr. Williams served as director of the Honors Program at Tennessee State University for 23 yea...

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In Memoriam: Paule Marshall, 1929-2019

Paule Marshall, an educator and acclaimed author, passed away on August 12, 2019, in Richmond, Virginia. She was 90 years old and had suffered from dementia. Born Valenza Pauline Burke in Brooklyn, New York, Paule Marshall began her professional care...