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Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Coppin State University President Maria Thompson to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Maria Thompson,the first woman president of Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced she will retire at the end of the academic year after overcoming recent health challenges. She became president of Coppin State University in 2015.

In Memoriam: Julia Blanche Anderson, 1951-2017

In Memoriam: Julia Blanche Anderson, 1951-2017

Julia B. Anderson was the founding director of the Institute for Racial and Ethnic Health Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Later, she was a special assistant to the deputy director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Coppin State University in Baltimore Names Its Next President

Coppin State University in Baltimore Names Its Next President

Since 2011, Maria Thompson has been serving as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Oneonta. Previously, she was an administrator at Tennessee State University in Nashville.

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey will serve as acting president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia until July 1 when current president Ivelaw Griffith leaves office. On July 1, Dr. Bailey will become interim president of the university.

Two Women Candidates for the Presidency of Central State University

Two Women Candidates for the Presidency of Central State University

Cynthia Jackson-Hammond and Helen E. Jones-Kelley are two of the four finalists to lead the historically Black university.