Category : Education

- 4 days ago

Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Kerry L. Haynie was named dean of social sciences for the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He is a professor of political science and African American studies. Dr. Haynie is the co-author of Race, G...

- 1 week ago

Three Black Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments

Chandice Haste-Jackson, an associate teaching professor in the department of human development and family science in the Falk College at Syracuse University in New York, has been given the added duties of associate dean in the Office of Student Servi...

- 1 week ago

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar Wins the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, the Lawton and Nancy Smith Fichter Professor in the College of Fine Arts at Florida State University, has been awarded the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize — one of the most prestigious awards in the American arts. Established i...

- 1 week ago

In Memoriam: Barbara Brown Simmons, 1947-2022

Barbara Brown Simmons, the first Black woman to graduate from the University of New Mexico School of Law, died on July 14. She was 74 years old. A native of Littlefield, Texas, Simmons moved to Hereford in 1954 and attended a segregated classroom in...