Head of the Chase Family since 2019, the seasoned businessman and educator died on Wednesday, according to his family's foundation.
The award-winning scholar and justice advocate has been noted in recent years for her work as a writer and filmmaker in the area of Black history.
The Black Catholic academic is the first person of color to serve as president at the 111-year-old Jesuit university.
Dr. Scott Heath, two years into a tenure-track contract at the 119-year-old Jesuit university, is due to be dismissed in May for "absenteeism" and "negligence."
Louisiana's only Jesuit university has appointed its first non-White president, a Mississippi-raised Catholic who currently serves at Marquette.
A new PBS film will shine a light on the life and legacy of one of America's most impactful educators—who also happens to be a Black Catholic.
The nation's second-oldest order of Black nuns has elected their new leadership team, including a 53-year member as superior general.
Black Catholics and topics of interest to African Americans were in no short supply among winners and honorees at the Catholic Media Conference on Thursday night.