A persistent science and technology gap between White and non-White students and crippling student debt are two key education issues addressed in the National Urban League’s 2018 “State of Black America” annual report.
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 […]
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
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.
"Towson University (TU) offers students the best of both worlds. We have the academic programs and exceptional
faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college..."
Dr. Deb Moriarty
Vice President for Student Affairs
GERALD L. JONES has been named senior director for the Center for Academic Access & Student Enrichment in the Division of Student Affairs at Sonoma State University (SSU). Most recently, he served as director for Upward Bound Programs at SSU. Jones received a bachelor’s in English literature and Afro-American studies from SSU and both a master’s and J.D. from the Empire College School of Law.
SARAH MANGELSDORF has been named the first female president of the University of Rochester. Prior to her new role, she served as a professor of psychology, chief operating officer and provost at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Mangelsdorf received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. in child psychology from the University of Minnesota.
CHESTER THOMPSON has been appointed assistant vice president, Underrepresented Minority Student Achievement at Robert Morris University-Pittsburgh. Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland at College Park, a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and a D. Sc. from Robert Morris University.