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Dillard University’s School of Nursing received initial approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) last week to actualize its pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing programs for the 2018-2019 academic year. The announcement last week ended a period of inactive admissions at Dillard for the pre-licensure baccalaureate and LPN-BSN nursing programs during the 2017-2018 academic year, following a […]

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A report, titled “A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions,” lists the colleges and universities that have been able to address this gap as well as those where the disparity is still strong

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Dr. Joseph L. Jones has been ousted from his role as president of the HBCU, for his “lack of transparency,” according to board of trustees.

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After completing an associate’s degree from CCP in 2015 and a bachelor’s degree from Temple University this year, Hazim Hardeman will become the only American Rhodes Scholar winner in 2018 to have attended a community college.

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KIJUA SANDERS-MCMURTRY has been named vice president for equity and inclusion and chief
diversity officer at Mount Holyoke College. Sanders-McMurtry currently serves as the associate vice president and dean for community diversity at Agnes Scott College. She earned a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a doctorate from Georgia State University.

MARY ELLEN CARO has been appointed president and CEO of Peirce College in Philadelphia. Caro is
currently vice president of enrollment management and learner services at Thomas Edison State University. She has a bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Elizabeth, a master’s degree from Stanford University and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

JERALD JONES WOOLFOLK has been appointed 20th president of Lincoln University,
a historically Black institution in Missouri. Woolfolk has a bachelor’s degree from Jackson State
University, a master’s degree in counselor education from Iowa State University and a doctorate
from Jackson State University.

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