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LeMoyne-Owen College Concludes Dr. Andrea Miller’s Contract, Interim President to be Named

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year historically black college in Memphis, announced on Tuesday (June 18) it has voted to conclude Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller’s term as President at the close of contract on Sept. 1, 2019. “The Board of Trustees is grateful for Dr. Miller’s service and commitment… Continue reading LeMoyne-Owen College Concludes Dr. Andrea Miller’s Contract, Interim President to be Named

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National Institutes of Health Awards $1.47 Million Grant to Alabama State University

MONTGOMERY, AL – Alabama State University has been awarded a $1.47 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to train minority students to become future scientists in the field of biomedical sciences. ASU’s Center for NanoBiotechnology (CNBR) will use these funds to continue to diversify its pool of Ph.D. students at Alabama State… Continue reading National Institutes of Health Awards $1.47 Million Grant to Alabama State University

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Billy C. Hawkins, President of Talladega College

Every Monday, 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 forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President: … Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Billy C. Hawkins, President of Talladega College

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Fayetteville State University Chancellor James A. Anderson steps down

FAYETTEVILE, N.C. – Yesterday, June 13, Dr. James A. Anderson announced his decision to step down as Chancellor of Fayetteville State University effective immediately. Citing for personal reasons, Dr. Anderson is planned to continue to be a part of the Bronco family. The school announced that the university aaits guidance from the System office in… Continue reading Fayetteville State University Chancellor James A. Anderson steps down

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Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved an agreement to lower tuition for out-of-state students. The Board of Regents approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) to reduce non-resident tuition from $9,500 per semester to $5,775 per semester for students in the seven states… Continue reading Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

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Hampton University and Verizon Unite for Summer STEM Program for Male Middle School Students

HAMPTON, VA – Middle school male students from Hampton City Schools will participate in a three-week program at Hampton University to immerse them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities, starting June 17, and will run until July 5, 2019. “The Verizon Innovative Learning program was such a success last year that we are… Continue reading Hampton University and Verizon Unite for Summer STEM Program for Male Middle School Students

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University

Every Monday, 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 forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President: … Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University

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UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has expanded its degree offerings to include its first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering, and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the programs at its meeting on May 24 after both previously received the approval of… Continue reading UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

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Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

ORANGEBURG, SC – The Claflin University Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Dwuan J. Warmack as the ninth president of the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in South Carolina, effective August 1, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, who is retiring after 25 years of tranformational leadership at the… Continue reading Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

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ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture

ATLANTA, GA – Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) will offer a Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture Degree Program (MALC). The MALC Degree Program focuses on the intersections of worship, arts and culture in an ever-evolving world. This degree program prepares students to serve as worship and… Continue reading ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture