Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

On the Move

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

On the Move

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DR. SHIRLEYANN JACKSON, president of Renselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest honors accorded an engineer. Previously Jackson served as chairwoman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and a professor of physics at Rutgets University. Jackson earned both a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from MIT

MARC BARNES, director of major gifts at Dillard University in New Orleans, is one of three staff members selected to be a Kresge Fellow by the Kresge Foundation. The program aims to enhance the skills of African American advancement professionals. Barnes earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from Xavier University.

DR. ZELEMA HARRIS, president of Parkland College in Illinois, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Council on Education (ACE). She will serve through 2003. Harris earned a bachelor's degree from Prairie View A&M University in Texas and both master's and doctorate degrees in education from the University of Kansas.

PERCY R. LUNEY has been named dean of the new college of law at Florida A&M University in Orlando. …

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