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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is now accepting applications for new members to join its Board of Directors through September 16, 2019, for a one-year term. HCF is a advocacy non-profit organization in Chicago, Illinois that serves its mission to supporting the significance and raising funds for student scholarships and initiative programming… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

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The Interdenominational Theological Center President, Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler Announces Retirement

ATLANTA, GA – The Interdenominational Theological Center’s President Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler announced on April 26 that he is retiring from the role he’s held for the past four years. Wheeler made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive meeting, on campus. According to a press release from the University, Wheeler is the… Continue reading The Interdenominational Theological Center President, Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler Announces Retirement

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Visionary Presidents and the future of HBCUs

Individuals that define a visionary president are those who are cited for being committed to diversity, engagement with local communities, and committed to equality in opportunity. Mentioned are a few of those visionary leaders who are demonstrating a vision for the future of HBCUs. Swiftly approaching her full first year as a Historically Black University… Continue reading Visionary Presidents and the future of HBCUs

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Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – The Morris Brown College Board of Trustees announced today it has appointed Dr. Kevin James as Interim President, effective March 1, 2019. “I am honored to have been selected by the board to serve at the helm of Georgia’s oldest HBCU founded by black people,” said James. “I look forward to working… Continue reading Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

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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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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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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. MaugĂ© has been appointed chief operating officer. MaugĂ©… Continue reading Clark Atlanta University President Ronald Johnson resigns

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Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

RALEIGH, NC – Shaw University Board of Trustees has named Paulette R. Dillard as the University’s 18th President. Dr. Dillard has been serving as interim president since July of last year. She previously served as the University’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college of arts and sciences. “Upon her appointment as… Continue reading Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President