Category : Education

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Leonard “Chief” Tramiel, 1944-2019

Leonard “Chief” Tramiel, long-time band director at Mississippi Valley State University, passed away on April 6, 2019. He was 75 years old. Tramiel began his career as a band director in Fayette, Alabama. He later became the band director...

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

Harvard University Making Strides In Faculty Diversity

Harvard University has released an annual report on the status of women and minorities who are tenured and tenure-track faculty. This year, the percentages of both groups is at an all-time high; 60 percent of tenure-track and 41-percent of tenured fa...

by Staff - 4 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Albert L. Walker, 1945-2019

Albert L. Walker, former president of historically Black Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, passed away on March 27, 2019. He was 73 years old. Dr. Walker was appointed president of Harris-Stowe State University in August 2011 and served in...

by Staff - 1 month ago

Jeffrey C. Stewart Wins 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Biography

Jeffrey C. Stewart has won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for his book The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke (Oxford University Press, 2018). The biography gives a panoramic view of the personal trials and artistic triumphs of Alain Locke, que...