Category : Education

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Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African A...

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Saint Louis University Honors a Pioneeering Black Faculty Member

Saint Louis University has announced that two-$10,000 annual scholarships will be named in honor of longtime St. Louis community leader, civil rights pioneer, and St. Louis American newspaper publisher Donald M Suggs. The Dr. Donald M. Suggs Scholars...

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Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. Historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi received a $390,00...

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Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these...

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Three African American Scholars Appointed to New Faculty Roles

Eletra Gilchrist-Petty was promoted to full professor of communication at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. She joined the faculty at the university as an assistant professor of communication arts in 2008 and subsequently was promoted and earn...

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Mellon Foundation Steps in to Help Students at 16 HBCUs

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced $1.76 million in emergency grants distributed to 16 historically Black colleges and universities. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting students’ ability to pay tuition, travel to and from school, and access the...

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Nate Bryant to Lead North Shore Community College in Massachusetts

Nate Bryant has been selected to serve as the interim president of  North Shore Community College in Danvers, Massachusetts. Dr. Bryant will assume his position on July 5, 2020 and will serve through the 2020-21 academic year. North Shore Community C...

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Two Universities Appoint African Americans to Provost Positions

Darrell Newton was named provost and vice president for academic affairs at Winona State University in Minnesota, effective July 6, 2020. Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a public university with over 7,600 students on campuses in Winona a...