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$2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

  PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced it has received a $2.2 million gift from the Windgate Foundation (Windgate) to establish the Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and fund the John Miller Howard Art and Education Legacy Exhibition (Howard Exhibition) at the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery at the… Continue reading $2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

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UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

CHAPEL HILL, NC – University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced her resignation on Friday (10/26). She has agreed to continue serving through March 1, 2019, according to a press release by the UNC System. “North Carolina’s public universities are the lifeblood of the state. They are pillars of communities, drivers of economies,… Continue reading UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

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Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

FRANKFORT, KY – The Council on Postsecondary Education has unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who presently serves as the Council’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, will transition to his new responsibilities November 1, according to WTVQ. He is the first Kentucky native and African-American to hold this position… Continue reading Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

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UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year

CLINTON, MS – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff placed four runners in the top 20 to bring home the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country title, their fist since 1993. The Golden Lions tallied 62 points, beating Prairie View A&M. The Panthers finished second for consecutive seasons, scoring 76 points. Grambling State… Continue reading UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year

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Dr. Elizabeth Evans named MVSU’s Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

ITTA BENA, MS – Mississippi Valley State University President Dr. Jerryl Briggs has announced Dr. Elizabeth Evans as the Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, according to a press release by the university. Her appointment comes after the sudden death of Dr. Constance Bland, who was the current Vice President of Academic Affairs. Dr. Bland… Continue reading Dr. Elizabeth Evans named MVSU’s Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs

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Clinton College to inaugurate the 13th President Dr. Lester A. McCorn

ROCK HILL, SC – Clinton College, a historically black private college, is scheduled to inaugurate the 13th president Dr. Lester A. McCorn on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11:00 A.M., at the Kenneth Monroe Transformation Center in Rock Hill, SC. On August 15, 2018, the Clinton College Board of Trustees announced Dr. Lester A. McCorn… Continue reading Clinton College to inaugurate the 13th President Dr. Lester A. McCorn

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Marion Fedrick, President of Albany State University

Every Friday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the upcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Marion Fedrick, President of Albany State University

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Clark Atlanta University President Ronald Johnson resigns

ATLANTA, GA – The Board of Trustees of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) today accepted the resignation of President Ronald A. Johnson, effective December 7, 2018. A national search for the fifth president of CAU will begin immediately, according to a press release by the university. Lucille H. Maugé has been appointed chief operating officer. Maugé… Continue reading Clark Atlanta University President Ronald Johnson resigns

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, President of West Virginia State University

Every Friday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the upcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, President of West Virginia State University

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The Great Debaters of Wiley College bring home prizes from Rice University Classic Swing

MARSHALL, TX – “The Great Debaters” of Wiley College rounded out their opening month of competition by again earning second place overall prizes at two tournaments, at Rice University September 28-30. The team earned second place overall at the annual Rice University Classic Swing, as well as a tournament hosted by Rice University Alumni. Other… Continue reading The Great Debaters of Wiley College bring home prizes from Rice University Classic Swing