Category : Education

- 4 weeks ago

Three African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Tyra Good was named the first faculty director of the Center for Equity in Urban Education at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Most recently, she was an assistant professor of practice in education at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. Dr. Goo...

- 4 weeks ago

Six African American Women Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Posts

Faced with declining enrollments and financial shortfalls, many colleges and universities have significantly cut back on hiring new faculty and staff. At some schools, a hiring freeze has been enacted. But in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter...

- 1 month ago

In Memoriam; Robert Lee Williams II, 1930-2020

Robert Lee Williams II, founding director of the Black studies program at Washington University in St. Louis, died on August 12. He was 90 years old. Dr. Williams joined the faculty at Washington University in 1969 as the founder of the Black studies...