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Cleveland State Names Bynum Director of Black Studies

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Noted civil rights expert scholar Dr. Thomas Bynum has been named director of the Black Studies Program at Cleveland State University.

“I am very pleased to join Cleveland State and look forward to working with its talented students, faculty and staff, as well as leaders throughout the community, to advance the tremendous efforts already being undertaken by the Black Studies program,” Bynum says.

Bynum previously served as associate professor of history and director of the African American Studies Program at Middle Tennessee State University. He has focused on the role of the student protest movement in the battle to end segregation and the socio-economic impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the American South.

“Dr. Bynum combines the scholarly expertise, management skills and community engagement talents necessary to further the longstanding academic excellence of the Black Studies Program at CSU,” notes Dr. Greg Sadlek, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Cleveland Sate. “We are extremely pleased to welcome him to the campus community.”

Bynum previously served as associate professor of history and director of the African American Studies Program at Middle Tennessee State University. He has focused on the role of the student protest movement in the battle to end segregation and the socio-economic impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the American South.

For the past year, Dr. Donna Whyte, former director of CSU’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, has served as interim director of Black Studies following the death of Dr. Michael Williams.

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