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Benedict College welcomes Dr. Emmanuel Lalande as Vice President for Enrollment Management

COLUMBIA, SC – Benedict College has announced that Dr. Emmanuel Lalande has joined as the new Vice President for Enrollment Management. Dr. Lalande brings to the college over a decade of higher education and administration experience. According to a press release from the university, in his new role, he will be responsible for recruiting some… Continue reading Benedict College welcomes Dr. Emmanuel Lalande as Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Board of Trustees announced Friday (June 30) that Dr. Roslyn Artis will become the 14th President of Benedict College on September 1, 2017. She will become the first female President in the College’s 147-year history. Dr. Artis appointment comes after the current president Dr. David H. Swinton announced that… Continue reading Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College

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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

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Remembering former Benedict College and Tuskegee University President Dr. Benjamin Payton

After serving the mission of Tuskegee University for almost 30 years as president, Dr. Benjamin Payton passed away on the morning of Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Dr. Payton was one of nine children born to Reverend Leroy R. and Sarah Payton in Orangeburg, South Carolina. His father was a rural Baptist minister as well as… Continue reading Remembering former Benedict College and Tuskegee University President Dr. Benjamin Payton