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Dr. Elizabeth Dooley, University of Central Florida

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Elizabeth Dooley is a professor of exceptional student education in the School of Teacher Education at the University of Central Florida College of Community Innovation and Education. She is the academic program director for the Ph.D. Teaching Learning and Development Track.

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University of Maryland Reckons with the Past

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University of Maryland campus, Memorial Chapel. The University of Maryland (UMD) has released its first report covering the history of their institution and its intersection with slavery, The 1856 Project – Reconstructing the Truth. These [reports and investigations] aren’t designed to make universities look bad.

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Vanderbilt University Expands Popular Financial Aid Program

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Vanderbilt University is expanding its nationally recognized no-loan financial aid program, known as Opportunity Vanderbilt. Christiansen, vice provost for university enrollment affairs and dean of admissions and financial aid. For families with an income of more than $200,000, the median annual award is $39,940.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Howard University

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of The 1619 Project , Nikole Hannah-Jones serves as the Knight Chair in Race and Journalism at Howard University, where she founded the Center for Journalism & Democracy. Her reporting earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards, and three National Magazine Awards.

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Trouble at Saint Augustine's University

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Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail has been fired from her position at the school’s helm, cutting her contract and term short. The move comes as the Southern Association of Colleges (SACSCOC) voted to strip the small Historically Black College and University of its accreditation.

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Fielding Graduate University Mourns Educational Leader

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The Fielding Graduate University community is mourning the death of Dr. Orlando L. The university noted contributions to be made in memory Taylor’s memory may be made to the Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education at Fielding. from the University of Michigan, where he earned its Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Adler University Announces Tenure Program

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Adler University will offer a tenure program to full-time faculty for the first time beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year, university officials announced on Monday. and private universities offer tenure, very few faculty receive the honor and benefit of tenure.