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Bethune-Cookman University announces Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite as the Seventh President

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite will become the seventh president of Bethune-Cookman University, following a national search. He will take office effective July 1, 2019. According to a press release from the University, Chrite will be stepping down as dean at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business in June. He… Continue reading Bethune-Cookman University announces Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite as the Seventh President

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Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award Winning Author & Historian, to deliver Commencement Address at Edward Waters College

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, award-winning historian, New York Times Best-Selling Author, and 2016 National Book Award winner will deliver the Edward Waters College’s spring commencement address on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church. According to a press release by the University, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is a University Professor of… Continue reading Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award Winning Author & Historian, to deliver Commencement Address at Edward Waters College

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Dr. Jaffus Hardrick Named 14th President of Florida Memorial University

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – FMU’s Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Jaffus Hardrick as its 14th president, effective immediately. The Board originally tapped Hardrick to serve as interim president in July 2018. During the institution’s annual Founders’ Day observance, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert, III boldly declared, “Something is happening at Florida Memorial University. There… Continue reading Dr. Jaffus Hardrick Named 14th President of Florida Memorial University

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., President of Edward Waters 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. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., President of Edward Waters College

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Former Chicago State Univ. President Dr. Thomas Calhoun appointed as Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Matriculant Services at Edward Waters College

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Former Chicago State University President, Dr. Thomas J. Calhoun, Jr., has been appointed as the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Magtriculant Services at Edward Waters College (EWC). Dr. Calhoun will begin serving, effective September 10, 2018, as the College’s chief enrollment management strategist and architect. He will be responsible for… Continue reading Former Chicago State Univ. President Dr. Thomas Calhoun appointed as Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Matriculant Services at Edward Waters College