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Fall 2015

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Meet the new chair of Africana Studies

 Sylvia MacauleyNew Africana Studies Chair Aims for Responsiveness and Accountability

Story by: Shanté Morgan, Black Alumni Association

For Sylvia Macauley, the new chair of California State University, Northridge’s Department of Africana Studies, two keywords to success are: responsiveness and accountability.

“I’m a person who likes organization,” Macauley said. “When there are clear guidelines and regulations then people know what to do. Things don’t fall through the cracks.”

Macauley comes to CSUN from Truman State University in Missouri where she served as professor of history and director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, a U.S. Department of Education program aimed at preparing minority college students and students from low-income and first generation backgrounds for successful entry into graduate school. Continue reading the full article.

Spring 2015