Category : Education

- 11 months ago

In Memoriam: Alphonso Walter Grant, 1970-2020

Alphonso Grant, an assistant professor in the School of Art at the University of Arkansas, died on December 5 after suffering a heart attack in his Fayetteville home. He was 50 years old. Dr. Grant joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas in...

- 11 months ago

In Memoriam: Roosevelt D. Steptoe, 1934-2020

Roosevelt D. Steptoe, former chancellor of Southern University and A&M College, died on Friday, November 20 at the age of 86. Dr. Steptoe began his professional career at Southern University in 1967, serving as director of economic and transporta...

- 11 months ago

In Memoriam: Walter Edward Williams, 1936-2020

Walter E. Williams, the conservative economist, syndicated newspaper columnist, and long-time professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, died on December 2 in Arlington, Virginia. He was 84 years and had suffered from heart disease. P...

- 11 months ago

In Memoriam: Millie Ruth McClelland Charles, 1923-2020

Millie Charles, founder of the School of Social Work at Southern University in New Orleans, Louisiana, died on November 20. She was 97 years old. A native of New Orleans, Charles enrolled at Dillard University in the city at the age of 15. She gradua...