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Dr. Chanta M. Haywood Ph.D.

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Vice President for Institutional ...

Albany State University
504 College Drive
Albany , Georgia 31705
United States

Company Description: Albany State University was founded in 1903 as the Albany Bible and Manual Training Institution by Joseph Winthrop Holley. The institution provided religious and...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • master's degrees , American literature
    University of California at San Diego
  • doctorate , American literature
    University of California at San Diego
  • bachelor's of arts degree ( summa cum laude ) , English
    Florida A & M University
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FAMU’s Dean Chanta Haywood is Appointed to Serve on U.S. Department of Education Board « Brand Newz
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FAMU’s Dean Chanta Haywood is Appointed to Serve on U.S. Department of Education Board FAMU's Dean Chanta Haywood is Appointed to Serve on U.S. Department of Education Board < Brand Newz
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FAMU's Dean Chanta Haywood is Appointed to Serve on U.S. Department of Education Board
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Chanta Haywood, Ph.D., dean of Florida A&M University's (FAMU) School of Graduate Studies and Research, has been appointed to serve on the U.S. Department of Education's prestigious Jacob K. Javits Fellows Program Fellowship Board. The Javits Board establishes general policies for the graduate fellows program and oversees the operation of the program.
"I am thrilled that Secretary Duncan selected Dean Haywood and that FAMU is getting this kind of recognition on the national level," said FAMU Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris.
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"I am confident that Dr. Haywood would represent the University well on this Board."
As a Javits Board member, Haywood will be engaging with key players responsible for the education of all Americans. Haywood was chosen because of her strong academic background and commitment to and understanding of graduate education on state and national levels. Her experiences with graduate fellowship programs range from writing and managing millions of dollars in federal grants, reviewing proposals, and giving national and regional presentations and workshops on various issues facing graduate education.
"I am so honored to represent FAMU and to serve our nation in this capacity," said Haywood. "My active involvement on this Board will expose me to more ideas, trends, debates and issues facing graduate education on a national scene. In addition to working hard to carry out the goals of the Javits Program, I am looking forward to transferring the lessons I learn from this experience to enhancing graduate education, graduate student life and graduate research at FAMU."
According to Cosette Ryan, the Javits Board's executive director, Haywood is the only person on this current nine-member Board who represents a historically black college or university.
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Haywood was notified of her appointment by letter from the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Moultrie Observer - FAMU dean to address NAACP banquet
www.moultrieobserver.com, 17 Nov 2006 [cached]
The speaker for the occasion is Chanta Haywood, who is the dean of the graduate studies and research at FAMU and is responsible for providing executive and academic leadership for the university's 11 doctoral and 40-plus master's programs.
A native of Camilla, Ga., she received her doctorate and master's degrees in American literature from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) and her bachelor's of arts degree (summa cum laude) in English from Florida A & M University.After conducting post-doctoral studies in the Ethnic Studies Department at UCSD, she became a professor in the English department at Florida State University.At FSU, she received an Outstanding University Teaching Award for excellence in teaching literary theory and African American literature and intellectual history.She served as assistant dean and interim dean of graduate studies at FAMU before her appointment as dean in 2003.
She was also the president and CEO of the Academic Research Consulting Group (A.R.C.), an educational consulting firm.Her "Write Steps" programs provided skill building strategies for critical thinking and analytical writing to students from junior high school to the doctoral levels.
She is also a scholar on 19th century African American literature.Her book, "Prophesying Daughters: Black Women Preachers and the Word, 1823-1913," was released in the spring of 2003 and her second book project, "Constructing Childhood: Literature for Black Children Before the Civil War," is currently under way.She has also published several other articles in prestigious refereed journals and essay collections.
In 2006, Haywood received a fellowship to attend the prestigious Millennium Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C., where she received extensive training on becoming a university president.
She is also committed to community service.She is on the board of directors of the Big Bend Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, she serves on the board of the Wilwood Foundation in Camilla and the H.E.L.P. (Helping Every Little Person) in Orlando, Fla.She is a member of FAMU's National Alumni Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Tallahassee, Fla., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Jack and Jill of America.
Board of Directors and Staff
www.tallytown.com, 28 May 2002 [cached]
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FAMU’s Dean Chanta Haywood ...
www.thewestsidegazette.com, 28 April 2010 [cached]
FAMU’s Dean Chanta Haywood appointed Chair for a U.S. Department of Education Board
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FAMU's Dean Chanta Haywood appointed Chair for a U.S. Department of Education Board Submitted FAMU Communications Originally posted 4/28/2010
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Chanta Haywood, Ph.D., dean of Florida A&M University's (FAMU) School of Graduate Studies and Research, has been elected to serve as Chair on the U.S. Department of Education's prestigious Jacob K. Javits Fellows Program Fellowship Board. The Javits Board establishes general policies for the graduate fellows program and oversees the operation of the program.
Earlier this year, Haywood was appointed as a board member.
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"The Board of Directors could not possibly have made a better choice given Dr. Haywood's experience with graduate education and her dedication to the principles of the Jacob Javits Fellowship," said Hodges.
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"Under Dr. Haywood's leadership, I know that the program will gain needed visibility, and we can expect support for the graduate fellowship to grow both within the Department of Education and the United States Congress."
The members of the Javits Board voted Haywood chair unanimously.
"I am truly excited that Dean Haywood has been selected to lead such a prestigious board," said FAMU Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris.
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"This new appointment speaks volumes of Dr. Haywood's leadership and dedication to graduate education."
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According to Haywood, many people may not know that Senator Javits wrote an article in Esquire Magazine in 1958 predicting that Americans would elect the first Black president in his children's lifetime.
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"The fellowship program seeks to award federal funds to graduate students in the arts, humanities and social sciences," said Haywood.
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