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Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye Named 12th Chancellor of NCCU

DURHAM, NC – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has elected  Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., to serve as the 12th chancellor of North Carolina Central University on a permanent basis. Dr. Akinleye has served as acting chancellor from August 2016 to January 2017, when he was named interim chancellor. He took over… Continue reading Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye Named 12th Chancellor of NCCU

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HBCU Digest Announced 2017 Executive Media Training Summit & HBCU Awards Finalists

The HBCU Digest has announced its 2017 HBCU Executive Media Training Institute and seventh annual HBCU Awards ceremony to be held July 13-14th in Washington, D.C’.s Gallup Building beginning at 7:00 p.m. HBCU Digest, is the national news resource of record for historically black colleges and universities. Designed to engage the national HBCU community in… Continue reading HBCU Digest Announced 2017 Executive Media Training Summit & HBCU Awards Finalists

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PVAMU Named Dr. Ruth Simmons as Interim President

COLLEGE STATION, TX –  Dr. Ruth Simmons, an accomplished university president with administrative experience in Ivy League Schools, a women’s university and a historically black college, has been named interim President of Prairie View A&M University. Dr. Simmons, who retired as president of Brown University in 2012, will assume her duties July 1, following the… Continue reading PVAMU Named Dr. Ruth Simmons as Interim President

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HUACC to host their 6th annual HBCU’s Reconnection Softball Tournament on June 24th

CHICAGO, IL – The Howard University Club of Chicago (HUACC) will host its 6th Annual Reconnection of HBCU’s Softball Tournament on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Washington Park (located 5331 S. Martin Luther King Drive). The Tournament will begin at noon. According to a article published by The Chicago Citizen last year, since the tournament’s… Continue reading HUACC to host their 6th annual HBCU’s Reconnection Softball Tournament on June 24th

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UNCF Chicago to host its annaul “A Mind Is…” Gala

CHICAGO, IL – UNCF Chicago office will host its annual “A Mind Is…” Gala which will honor Chicago Football Classic co-founders Everett Rand, Larry Huggins and Tim Rand on this Saturday, June 17th at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This is a major fundraising event for the Chicago area office of UNCF, which… Continue reading UNCF Chicago to host its annaul “A Mind Is…” Gala

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Jackson State University announces plan to address budget deficit

JACKSON, MS – Following months of careful review of the financial issues at Jackson State University, interim President Rod Paige announced Tuesday (May 30) the completion of a comprehensive Budget Reduction and Recovery Plan designed to improve efficiencies and move the university toward fiscal stability. According to the university, the plan includes implementing a hiring… Continue reading Jackson State University announces plan to address budget deficit

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Tuskegee University President Dr. Brian L. Johnson out by Board of Trustees

TUSKEGEE, AL – The Tuskegee University Board of Trustees has announced that President Dr. Brian L. Johnson will conclude his service as the university’s president on June 30, 2017. This coincides with the end date of his current annual contract. “We appreciate Dr. Johnson’s service to Tuskegee University and wish him well in all his… Continue reading Tuskegee University President Dr. Brian L. Johnson out by Board of Trustees