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The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – Matthew Wesley Williams has been appointed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) to serve as Interim President of the Center, upon the retirement of current President, Dr. Edward L. Wheeler on July 31, 2019. This action will be ratified by the full Board… Continue reading The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

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Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – At its meeting on June 13, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) took a number of actions regarding the accreditation status of applicant, candidate, and member institutions in its region. Shelton State Community College was reaffirmed with no additional reports required.… Continue reading Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

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New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State

HUNTVILLE, Ala. – Separated by only a fence, two Alabama historically black colleges and universities have become even closer when it comes to innovative programs that lead toward the success of their students. The presidents of Alabama A&M University and J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College, both located in Huntsville, Alabama signed a Memorandum… Continue reading New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State

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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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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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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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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

BALTIMORE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of Coppin State University. Dr. Burnim will begin his service as interim president on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson in January announced that she will step down June 30 and return on her native… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University