Category : Education

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Two African American Men Appointed to Positions as Deans

Donald Easton-Brooks is the new dean of the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno. From 2015 to 2019, he was the dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota. Dr. Easton-Brooks previously was dean of the Colleges...

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

Four Black Scholars Appointed to New Posts in Academia

Gbemende Johnson, an associate professor of government at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, was awarded tenure. Dr. Johnson’s research explores the litigation of executive privilege in the federal courts. She joined the faculty at the coll...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Three African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

Stevie Watson is the inaugural dean of the School of Agriculture, Business & Technology at the State University of New York at Morrisville. He was dean of the School of Business at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. Earlier, Dr. Watson was c...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Racial Differences in College Persistence and Retention Rates

A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds that college student persistence and retention rates are on the rise. The “persistence rate” is measured by the percentage of first-time, entering students who return to colle...