<h2><center><span style="color:#866F45";>1987 - First Black Tenure-Track Professor, Alemante Selassie</span></center></h2>

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<p> In 1987, Selassie joins the faculty as the first Black male tenure-track professor. A political refugee from Ethiopia, Professor Selassie would teach at William & Mary until 2011.</p>

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<em>Photograph of Alemante Selassie.</em>