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JEREMI LONDON

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Jeremi London Jeremi London has been named assistant provost of academic opportunity and belonging in the Office of Undergraduate Education at Vanderbilt University. She served as associate professor of engineering education at Virginia Tech. in engineering education, all from Purdue University.

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Duke Ends Merit Scholarship for Students of African Descent

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“The Reginaldo Howard Leadership Program will honor Reggie Howard’s legacy by supporting Black academic excellence, intellectual community and leadership on campus through an intentionally designed series of engagement opportunities,” wrote Dr. Candis Watts Smith, vice provost for undergraduate education, in an email to Reggie Scholars and alumni. (..)

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CANDIS WATTS SMITH

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Candis Watts Smith Candis Watts Smith has been appointed interim vice provost for undergraduate education at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Smith serves as an associate professor of political science at the university. She also earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in political science from Duke.

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TERRY-ANN JONES

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Terry-Ann Jones Terry-Ann Jones has been named the deputy provost for undergraduate education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Jones holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and Latin American and Caribbean studies from York University in Toronto and a master’s and a Ph.D.

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Occidental College President Dr. Harry J. Elam Jr. to End Tenure Early Due to Parkinson's Diagnosis

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Before taking the helm, he was vice provost of undergraduate education at Stanford University. “But in order to prioritize my health and time with family, I have made the difficult decision not to serve the final (2024-25) year of my five-year term as President.” Elam stepped into the role in 2020.

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to Launch Scholarship Program as Part of Federal Agriculture Career Initiative

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The funding from this grant will enable students at these two universities to pursue an undergraduate education in food, agricultural, human sciences and related programs without the stress of tuition coverage,” saidLyon- Bennett, assistant dean for academics for the UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Human Sciences.

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Ohio State Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

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Dr. Meg Daly , professor of evolution, ecology and organismal biology and associate dean of undergraduate education. For sustained and distinguished excellence in pharmaceutical research pertaining to the pathogenesis and treatment of patients with cardiac arrhythmias. Scott Gaudi , professor of astronomy.