Category : Education

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Cheryl Green to Lead the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin System announced that Cheryl Green will serve as interim chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She has been serving as vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The Univers...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

New Farm Bill Provides a Windfall for Land-Grant HBCUs

The farm bill recently approved by Congress provides a wealth of benefits for historically Black colleges and universities. A provision in the new bill will allow about 20 state-operated land grant HBCUs to carry over extension funds that were not us...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

New Duties for Three African American Faculty Members

Kafui Dzirasa has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation for 2019. He is an associate professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University. Dr. Dzirasa holds a Ph.D. and a medical doctorate bot...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Bringing Brown v. Board of Education Out of Retirement

by Angela Mae Kupenda Angela Mae Kupenda The decision in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, turns 65 years old in 2019. While 65 is considered to be a normal retirement age, Brown was retired many years ago while it wa...