Charles McClelland, a long-serving athletic executive at two Texas Southwestern Athletic Conference institutions, was today named commissioner of the historically black Division I conference.
Albany State University Interim President Marion Fedrick is the leading candidate to be named as permanent president of the school at a University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents meeting scheduled for next week, according to a report in the Albany Herald.[Read more…] about Report: Marion Fedrick is Leading Candidate for Albany State Presidency
Former Southern University Human Jukebox band director Nathan Haymer has been accused of depositing more than $300,000 of funds received for band activities into personal accounts, according to a new report from Southern U. System auditors.[Read more…] about Southern Audit Alleges Nathan Haymer Misappropriated More Than $300K in Band Funds
Hampton University Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Neelam Azad recently received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research effects and treatment for pulmonary fibrosis, a typically fatal form of lung cancer.[Read more…] about Hampton Professor Receives $1.2M Lung Disease Research Grant
Benedict College last month announced a record breaking year in fundraising, exceeding its overall annual philanthropic goal by 32 percent, increasing alumni gifts by 18 percent and raising more than $1 million for the fourth consecutive year.
Cori Bostic will lead the Florida A&M University Marching 100 Marching Band this fall as drum major, the first woman in school history named to the esteemed post.
Donna Oliver, the first African American woman to lead a public university in Mississippi, was today announced as provost and senior vice president at Edward Waters College.
The University of North Carolina Board of Governors last week approved a $2.3 million appropriation for campus repairs and renovations at Elizabeth City State University. Officials say it is the largest disbursement to the school in seven years from the fund, and the largest percentage share of the total system fund in school history.
Faculty researchers at North Carolina A&T State University are part of a national air pollution research consortium which has discovered that some pollutants are slower to dissipate in colder temperatures and that federal emissions policy may need to be adapted to adjust in order to prevent lower air quality.