Category : Education

- 4 weeks ago

Stephen Kolison Named the Fourteenth President of SUNY-Fredonia

Stephen Kolison, Jr. has been named the fourteenth president of the State University of New York at Fredonia. He is scheduled to take office on August 17. SUNY Fredonia, in far western New York State near the shores of Lake Erie, enrolls about 4,400...

- 4 weeks ago

Black Homeowners Face Higher Property Taxes Than Their White Peers

A new working paper published by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth finds a significant racial gap in property tax rates. The paper was authored by Carlos Avenancio-León of Indiana of University, Bloomington and Troup Howard of the University...

- 4 weeks ago

Four African Americans Appointed to University Dean Positions

Anthony R. Bowrin is the new dean of the Cotsakos College of Business at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. Since 2016, Dr. Bowrin has served as dean of the Scott L. Carmona College of Business at Saginaw Valley State University in Mic...

- 1 month ago

Three HBCUs Annouce the Creation of New Centers for Racial Justice

In the wake of protests following the murder of George Floyd, several historically Black colleges and universities have established new academic centers focused on racial justice. Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, has announced the creation...

- 1 month ago

In Memoriam: Lucius Jefferson Barker, 1928-2020

Lucius J. Barker, a political scientist who specialized in constitutional law, civil liberties and African American politics and served as president of the American Political Science Association, died at this home in Northern California on June 21 fr...