The University of Miami, ranked top in student diversity, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of desegregation on campus by inviting Cornel West, a prominent Princeton race relations professor, to speak on Tuesday. The event is co-sponsored by the Black Awareness Committee, which is part of the United Black Students. Junior Curie Villarson, the committee’s chair,...
With the final approval from the university’s Board of Trustees, plans for a 20,000 square foot, $5.06 million expansion to the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center began in December.
At its annual meeting, the board, in defining its policy for the first official time, unanimously voted to accept negro students “in line with accepted educational practice.” The action was taken too late for negroes to enter this semester.
As graduation draws near, the university has announced the speakers seniors will hear in their ceremonies.
On April 24, 2009, Dr. Phillip George was named the new chairman of the University of Miami’s Board of Trustees, which he has been a member of since 1989. This board governs the university.
The quality of incoming students has not decreased; search for two new deans in the final stages; university restructuring advertising goals; Shalala seeks to balance budget; senate remembers Mark Beers
Despite persistant rumors that University of Miami president Donna E. Shalala plans to leave the school for a position in the administration of President Barack Obama, she maintains that she is fully commited to UM long-term.
Motion detecting lights, a camera system linked to police units in the event of an emergency and touchscreen computer systems are some of the new features added to the Dooley Memorial Building classrooms this summer.