Category : Education

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COVID-19 Will Force HBCUs to Revamp Their Business Models

Professors Al-Tony Gilmore and Walter C. Farrell Jr., both alumni of HBCUs, offer their views on how the global pandemic will impact the bottom lines of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities. In Black communities, there is...

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South Carolina State University President Has His Contract Extended

The South Carolina State University Board of Trustees announced that it will extend the employment contract of the university’s 12th president, James E. Clark. The board voted to renew Clark’s contract through June 2022 with an option for renewal for...

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In Memoriam: Ken Riley, 1947-2020

Ken Riley, who played for 15 years for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League and later served as director of athletics at Florida A&M University, died at his home in Bartow, Florida, on June 7. He was 72 years old. Ken Riley was...

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A Racial Gap in Promotion to Principal Positions in K-12 Education

Black assistant principals are systematically delayed and denied promotion to principal, compared to their White counterparts, despite having equivalent qualifications and more experience on average, according to a new study from the American Educati...

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Four Black Scholars Who Have Been Assigned New Duties

Anderson Sunda-Meya, a Norwood Endowed Professor of Physics, at Xavier University in New Orleans, will take on a new role as associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences. He joined the faculty at the university 13 years ago. Dr. Sunda-Meya will...

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Kentucky’s Two HBCUs Team Up to Fight Racial Inequality

The leaders of Simmons College of Kentucky and Kentucky State University, the only two historically Black educational institutions in the commonwealth, have announced new initiatives for increased financial, political, and moral investment in Black-l...