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Lincoln University Receives Federal Award for New Agriculture Building

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University has been awarded federal funding for construction of a new agriculture building. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant totaling $1,185,117 will be used to build a multipurpose agriculture facility on the University’s main campus. The $1.1 million goes does not require matching funding. According to a press… Continue reading Lincoln University Receives Federal Award for New Agriculture Building

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk, President of Lincoln University of Missouri

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. Jerald Jones Woolfolk, President of Lincoln University of Missouri

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Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A new program under the Lincoln University School of Graduate Studies will provide students a faster track to licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Missouri. The Education Specialist degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which was approved by the Lincoln University Board of Curators during their September 2018… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

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UAPB alumnus Dr. Miron Billingsley appointed as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Lincoln University

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University of Missouri has named Arkansas native and UAPB alumnus, Dr. Miron P. Billingsley as the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Billingsley will begin serving on September 4. Dr. Billingsley has countless years of experience in higher education as a professor, dean, director and vice… Continue reading UAPB alumnus Dr. Miron Billingsley appointed as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Lincoln University

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Dr. John Jones and Dr. Marcus Chanay named in new appointments at Lincoln University

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – In competing her third week as the second woman and 20th president of Lincoln University of Missouri, Dr. Jerald Jones-Woolfolk has announced new administrative appointments to the cabinet today. The announcement of new appointments includes Dr. John Jones, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs for Graduate Education at Keiser University, and… Continue reading Dr. John Jones and Dr. Marcus Chanay named in new appointments at Lincoln University

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Midwestern HBCUs do exist and has the right to matter

Institutions that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) became in existence. Currently, there are 100 HBCUs in the United States, including public and private institutions. Majority of these institutions lie in the hard of the south, but… Continue reading Midwestern HBCUs do exist and has the right to matter

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Lincoln University Board of Curators Names Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk as 20th President

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Lincoln University of Missouri Board of Curators has named Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk as the university’s 20th President, according to the university’s spokesperson. Woolfolk was selected after a six-month search lead by the Isaacson, Miller Search Firm. Curator Frank J. Logan, Sr. and Curator Winston J. Rutledge, Ed.D., served as co-chairs… Continue reading Lincoln University Board of Curators Names Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk as 20th President

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Lincoln University of Missouri announces presidential candidate finalists

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University has announced that Dr. William E. Hudson Jr. and Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk are the two finalists for the permanent president position on Thursday. According to the News Tribune, the two finalists will visit Jefferson City for interview sessions with faculty and staff, students, alumni, and the community next… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri announces presidential candidate finalists

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107 Days of HBCU History – Day 1 – Lincoln University of Missouri

The Kwesi Ronald Harris Division of Historical Records presents its 107 Days of HBCU History initiative that commemorates the founders and values of why historically black colleges and universities are relevant and very vital to the African-American community through its founding missions. The campaign will last for approximately 107 days until each HBCU history is… Continue reading 107 Days of HBCU History – Day 1 – Lincoln University of Missouri

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Lincoln University of Missouri to host its 14th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University of Missouri is set to serve as host of the Annual Mister HBCU Kings’ Leadership Conference and Competition from January 31-February 3, 2018. It is in its 14th year. The competition is scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in the Richardson Fine Arts Center, located on… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri to host its 14th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition