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In Memoriam: Michelle R. Howard-Vital, 1953-2018

In Memoriam: Michelle R. Howard-Vital, 1953-2018

Dr. Howard-Vital became Cheyney University’s eleventh and first woman president in 2007. She served in that role until 2014. After stepping down as president of Cheyney Univerity, Dr. Howard-Vital was named provost at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. A year later, she was appointed interim president.

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

In Memoriam: Gladys Styles Johnston, 1938-2018

Dr. Johnston served as the second chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Kearney from 1993 to 2002. Previously, she was executive vice president and provost at DePaul University in Chicago.

Michelle Howard-Vital Named to Lead Florida Memorial University

Michelle Howard-Vital Named to Lead Florida Memorial University

In 2016, Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital was chosen to serve as executive vice president and provost at Florida Memorial University. From 2007 to 2014, she was president of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania.

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Appointed President of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Appointed President of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina

Dr. Dawkins has been serving as interim president since last August. Dr. Dawkins became provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bennett College in December 2015 after serving a similar role at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

The New Provost at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens

The New Provost at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens

From 2007 to 2014, Dr. Michelle Howard-Vital was president of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania. Earlier in her career, she served as interim chancellor of Winston-Salem State University and as associate vice president for the University of North Carolina System.

In Memoriam: Delores M. Andy, 1936-2015

In Memoriam: Delores M. Andy, 1936-2015

Professor Andy joined the staff at Temple University in 1974 as director of the Joint Recreation Resources Project. Three years later, she joined the faculty. She taught at Temple for 30 years.

A Changing of the Guard at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania

A Changing of the Guard at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania

Michelle R. Howard-Vital, the 11th president of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, has announced she will retire on July 31. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, who has served as provost and vice president for academic affairs for less than one year, has been named acting president.

Title IX Complaints Filed Against Nine Campuses of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

Title IX Complaints Filed Against Nine Campuses of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

The complaints allege violations of Title IX resulting in “an ongoing failure of these universities to provide equal athletic opportunity to their students and, in some cases, equal financial assistance and recruitment.”

Six Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The women in new roles at Pamela Mischen at Binghamton University, Hunter Gresham at Virginia Tech, Meriah Heredia-Griego at the University of New Mexico, Leslie Odom at Boise State, Sunya Young at South Carolina State, and Cherita Weatherspoon at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Named Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins Named Provost at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dawkins was provost, senior vice president for academic affairs, and professor of education at Dillard University in New Orleans. Earlier she held several positions at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Sixteen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Sixteen Women in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Mid-year is a popular time for new appointments and there are quite a few appointments of women to key posts to announce this week.

Edythe Scott Bagley (1924-2011)

Edythe Scott Bagley (1924-2011)

Edythe Scott Bagley, the older sister of Coretta Scott King and longtime professor at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, has died at her home in Thornbury Township, Pennsylvania. She was 86 years old. A native of Marion, Alabama, in 1943 Bagley earned a scholarship to Antioch College in Ohio. She later transferred to Ohio State University […]