College just began for most students, but there are some new faculty members also starting out.
A woman for the first time ever will be the dean of Howard University’s School of Divinity.
Essence reports that Pierce is experienced in womanist theology, African-American literature and African-American religious history.
Pierce said on social media, “I am looking forward to my new role … with deep gratitude for all the shoulders upon which I stand. Howard University Divinity School has a rich heritage and a promising future. An outstanding faculty, skilled staff, excellent students and a very distinguished body of alumni all contribute to a school poised and ready to enter a new stage in its development as a leader in theological education.”
We wish her the best of luck in her new role.
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