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Scholarship, service and sorority • Southwestern University

Taylor Williams ’23 was already familiar with the National Panhellenic Council, a coalition historically black fraternitiesd sororities, before arriving on the campus of Southwestern University. His father is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.®, one of nine organizations that make up the council, and Williams grew up hearing about the benefits of belonging […]

Faculty and Staff Awards | college of science

The College of Science recognizes outstanding faculty and staff annually. Below is a description of all the College awards, along with their recipients listed by year. Berninsone Outstanding Service Award The Berninsone Distinguished Service Award recognizes faculty members for outstanding outreach and/or service during the past academic year. To be considered for recognition, faculty must […]

‘Transformative Innovation’: VCU President Michael Rao Delivers 2022 State of the University Address – VCU News

By Brian McNeill In Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2022 State of the University Address, VCU and VCU Health President Michael Rao, Ph.D., said Tuesday that nearly two years into the pandemic, the university is emerging as a stronger institution — one that is transforming education and health care. In a powerful illustration of his point, Rao […]

UTSA’s Carnegie R1 Rating Confirmed, Elevating University and San Antonio | UTSA today | UTSA

In Texas, other Carnegie R1 institutions now include Baylor University, Rice University, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, University of North Texas, and the campuses of the University of Texas at Austin , Arlington, Dallas and El Paso. In Carnegie’s analysis, UTSA clusters nationally around Case Western Reserve University, Rice University, Tufts University, and the […]

University Cultural Centers Form UNC Alliance, Call for Student Scholarship Proposals

Four cultural centers on campus are working together to examine critical issues of equity and justice through a new partnership called the UNC Alliance. The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, the Asian American Center, the Carolina Latinx Center, and the American Indian Center came together to launch the collaborative group and […]

‘Articulating the mission’: Whitworth University’s new president comes from within after nationwide search

The University of Whitworth Presidential Search Committee spent nearly a year searching for the university’s new president. the Group of 17 members, which formed in April, conducted a nationwide search that attracted more than 60 applicants. Ultimately, however, the committee turned to Scott McQuilkin, Whitworth’s vice president for advancement, who has served as interim president […]

Updated quarantine and isolation procedures for the campus community

Submitted photo The university’s COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines now align with the CDC with 5 days of self-isolation for those who test positive for the virus. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Quarantine and isolation procedures continue to be a necessary step to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, particularly within our university community. As the spring semester […]

University of Fort Smith hires first dean of newly formed college

FORT SMITH – The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has hired D. Antonio “Dean” Cantu as the first dean of the College of Health, Education and Humanities. Cantu, 60, is associate dean and director of the Department of Education, Counseling, and Leadership at Bradley University, a private university with nearly 6,000 students in Peoria, Illinois. He […]

Governor Charlie Baker congratulates Northeastern University for continuing his in-person learning despite COVID outbreak

Gov. Charlie Baker congratulated Northeastern University on Friday for its plans to continue in-person learning this spring semester, as other Massachusetts colleges temporarily revert to distance education due to increased cases of COVID-19. In a college-wide memo, Northeast Chancellor and Senior Vice President of Learning Ken Henderson said “face-to-face learning remains the gold standard.” Henderson […]

Michigan State University detects first known case of omicron variant

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University has detected its first known case of the omicron variant of COVID-19. The case was confirmed on Friday, December 17, according to university spokesperson Dan Olsen. It will be sent to state health authorities for further genetic sequencing. “This underscores the importance of protective measures that we know […]

The accreditation of the University of Troy reaffirmed by the SACSCOC

Officials at the University of Troy have been informed that the University has received a reaffirmation of academic accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The announcement was made last week at the accreditation agency’s annual meeting. The University of Troy was initially accredited by SACSCOC in 1934. The […]

Why University of Missouri Employees No Longer Required to Get COVID Vaccines

COLUMBIA, Mo. – COVID-19 vaccines are no longer needed for faculty, staff and students at the University of Missouri after a Georgia judge blocked President Joe Biden’s executive order. Less than a week ago, the University of Missouri system emailed employees at Mizzou, University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC), Missouri Science and Technology (Missouri S&T […]

Faculty Voices: Making Ethics a Priority at MSU | MSU Today

Linda Sheryl Greene is the dean of Michigan State University College of Law and a professor from the MSU Foundation. Sanjay Gupta is Eli and Edythe L. Broad dean of the Eli Broad College of Business. Christophe P. Long is dean of the Faculty of Arts and Letters, the Specialized college, And one Professor of […]

U. establishes new University Labor Relations Office

The University Labor Relations Office (OULR) is a new office that works directly with University President Jonathan Holloway to manage the University’s labor relations with all faculty and staff unions, as well as to develop the overall strategy of Rutgers’ work. Holloway previously announcement the formation of the office in his September 24 address to […]

Newhouse created the Lorraine Branham scholarship. None of the scholars are black women.

Get the latest Syracuse news delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. The first cohort of Branham Fellows entered the Newhouse School of Public Communications this fall, with eight recipients from various backgrounds. Black women are notably absent from the group. The scholarship aims to recruit students from socio-economically disadvantaged and under-represented […]

National university accreditation in jeopardy? USC Consultant, Top NU Prof Urge Probe

The April 2016 Facebook post hosted David Andrews (left) at the National University. He succeeded Michael Cunningham (right) as chairman. In February 2020, the President of the National University shared good news with faculty and staff – a 10-year accreditation of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. “It’s a huge achievement, but it’s really […]

Northcentral University accreditation reaffirmed until 2028

“The WSCUC commended NCU for best practices in the quality of doctoral theses and asynchronous e-learning.” Tweet this North Central University, a nonprofit online institution focused on higher education, has been regionally accredited since 2003. In 2020, NCU participated in the WSCUC reaffirmation institutional review process, including the completion of a procedure. Rigorous self-review and […]

Regent University courses, admission process and fees paid

Higher education has become an important part of our lives. This is the key to being able to pursue the career of your dreams. Working for your career translates into more job satisfaction in many ways. The location where you do your graduate studies is also essential. The better the school, the better the quality […]

Cheyney University accreditation reaffirmed

After years of struggle, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced Monday that Cheyney University – the historically black university in Pennsylvania – will retain its accreditation. The news was greeted with celebrations from supporters of the country’s oldest HBCU who observed that the institution has seen one setback after another, including declining student […]

Tuskegee University accreditation reaffirmed for 10 years

Special to the Opelika Observer On December 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges publicly reaffirmed Tuskegee University’s accreditation status for an additional 10 years. The announcement is the culmination of a process that began three years ago and is part of the accreditation body’s annual meeting held this week in […]

SACSCOC Reaffirms Accreditation of Tuskegee University for Next Decade

December 11, 2018 Contact Person: Michael Tullier, ARP, Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing On Tuesday, December 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges publicly reaffirmed Tuskegee University’s accreditation status for an additional 10 years. The announcement is the culmination of a process that began three years ago and is […]

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