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Why It’s Crucial to Invest Back into Your HBCU More Than Ever

The ongoing state and federal cuts to funding are continuous hitting higher ed as we continue to face an economic crisis in America. The main attack is on nation historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), which raises the question, “Are our black colleges relevant?” And the answer is very much “yes.” HBCUs were established independently… Continue reading Why It’s Crucial to Invest Back into Your HBCU More Than Ever

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Lincoln University of Missouri to host its 14th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University of Missouri is set to serve as host of the Annual Mister HBCU Kings’ Leadership Conference and Competition from January 31-February 3, 2018. It is in its 14th year. The competition is scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Richardson Fine Arts Center, located on… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri to host its 14th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition

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Spike Lee to speak at UAPB for Annual Black History Month Assembly

PINE BLUFF, AR – Oscar award-winning Director Spike Lee will be the featured speaker during the annual black history month assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. This free, public event will be held Tuesday, February 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kenneth L. Johnson, Sr. HPER Complex. According to a press release… Continue reading Spike Lee to speak at UAPB for Annual Black History Month Assembly

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UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its Annual Lion Fever Day on April 6, 2018

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Office of Recruitment announces its annual Lion Fever Day on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lion Fever Day is designed to allow high school seniors and juniors an opportunity to see various parts of UAPB’s campus and experience… Continue reading UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its Annual Lion Fever Day on April 6, 2018

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The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2018

“Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it.” – Marian Anderson. As President and CEO of the HBCU Campaign Fund organization, a supportive non-profit group for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, leadership plays a substantial role in the operation of an institution. This select… Continue reading The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2018

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Arkansas Baptist College Board of Trustees Named Dr. Howard O. Gibson as Interim President

LITTLE ROCK, AR – This past December, the Board of Trustees of Arkansas Baptist College announced that current president of Arkansas Baptist College, Dr. Joseph L. Jones, has been terminated for caused effective immediately. Now the the Board of Trustees has named Howard O. Gibson as interim president reported by The Journal of Blacks in… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Board of Trustees Named Dr. Howard O. Gibson as Interim President

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North Carolina Central University Alumnus Named Chief Financial Officer

North Carolina Central University alumnus Charles Asubonten, ’89, has been named Chief Financial Officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). In his new role, he will oversee CalPERS financial systems and risk programs. Asubonten most recently served as the managing director at a private equity firm. He has more than 20 years of… Continue reading North Carolina Central University Alumnus Named Chief Financial Officer

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TMCF Welcomes Board Member and Former President of Delaware State University Dr. Harry L. Williams as new President & CEO

WASHINGTON, DC – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) welcomes board member and former President of Delaware State University, Dr. Harry L. Williams as the new President & CEO taking office this month. Last October in a surprise announcement, TMCF announced that Dr. Williams would be taking the helm after than current President & CEO… Continue reading TMCF Welcomes Board Member and Former President of Delaware State University Dr. Harry L. Williams as new President & CEO