February 25, 2019
Xavier music professor and widely acknowledged jazz expert Dr. Michael White was featured on WYES' 'Steppin Out' TV show hosted by Peggy Scott Laborde. As a professor of Spanish and African American Music at Xavier University in New Orleans, Dr. White also leads the The Original Liberty Jazz Band. This year the band will celebrate 25 years with an annual jazz worship concert.
New Orleans, La. - Xavier University of Louisiana has announced two new appointments. Dr. Shearon Roberts, Assistant Professor of Mass Communication at Xavier, will take on the role of Xavier Exponential Director this summer and Dr. Anderson Sunda-Meya, a Norwood Endowed Professor of Physics, will take on a new role as Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.Faculty & Staff
Dr. Biljana Obradovic, Professor of English at Xavier, recently released a book of poems by Zvonko Karanovic that she translated from Serbian. The book, “Sleepwalkers on a Picnic,” features an afterword written by Dr. Obradovic. Dr. Obradovic’s other publication to come out this year is a collection of essays, “Heavenly Muse: Essays on Poetry,” by the late poet, Philip Dracey that Dr. Obradovic edited. She also provided an introduction, interview, and tribute for the collection.Faculty & Staff
Xavier University of New Orleans Associate Professor of History, Dr. Elizabeth Manley, has been granted the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Award for Faculty at HBCUs.Faculty & Staff