This week, Ohio Wesleyan University—the private liberal arts university located in Delaware, Ohio—unveiled a new initiative aimed at improving diversity, equity and inclusion on its campus. Titled, “Stand Together and Work For Change,” the initiative will focus on four areas: structure and policies, teaching and learning, recruiting and retaining students and employees, and campus climate.
Dr. Brian L. Johnson, a W.E. B Du Bois scholar who served as president of Tuskegee University, has been tapped to lead Warner Pacific University (WPU), a private liberal arts university in Portland, Ore., that is affiliated with the Church of God.
A new study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce found that a student’s academic discipline within certificate and associate degree programs influences future income earnings.
How can STEM departments support underrepresented students? Panelists at the Association of American Colleges and Universities annual meeting suggest some strategies.
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MONIQUE GUILLORY has been named chief of staff and chief administrative officer at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Most recently vice president for academic affairs at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey, Guillory holds a bachelor’s in rhetorical communication and a bachelor’s in English literature from Tulane University, as well as a Ph.D. in comparative literature and performance studies from New York University.
WALTER MCCOLLUM has been appointed vice president for online learning at Miami Dade College in Florida. Previously dean of student affairs at Walden University, Mc-Collum holds a Ph.D. in applied management decision sciences with a specialization in leadership and organizational change from Walden University.
IRISH SPENCER has been named assistant vice chancellor for corporate and foundation relations at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Recently co-chair of the $2.5 million fundraising capital campaign for The Carolina Theater in Greensboro, North Carolina, Spencer holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a master’s degree from Tiffin University in Ohio and a Ph.D. from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs.