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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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North Carolina Central University Alumnus Named Chief Financial Officer

North Carolina Central University alumnus Charles Asubonten, ’89, has been named Chief Financial Officer of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). In his new role, he will oversee CalPERS financial systems and risk programs. Asubonten most recently served as the managing director at a private equity firm. He has more than 20 years of… Continue reading North Carolina Central University Alumnus Named Chief Financial Officer

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Become an HBCU Democracy Fellow with Common Cause NC

Common Cause North Carolina are looking for undergraduate students to be Democracy Fellows on their campus this fall. There are available positions at Bennett, Shaw, NCCU, NC A&T State, WSSU and Fayetteville State. The HBCU Democracy Fellows will work closely with Common Cause College Outreach Coordinators and Fellows at HBCUs across the state of North… Continue reading Become an HBCU Democracy Fellow with Common Cause NC

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Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye Named 12th Chancellor of NCCU

DURHAM, NC – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has elected  Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., to serve as the 12th chancellor of North Carolina Central University on a permanent basis. Dr. Akinleye has served as acting chancellor from August 2016 to January 2017, when he was named interim chancellor. He took over… Continue reading Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye Named 12th Chancellor of NCCU

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NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White to take leave of absence to continue cancer treatment

DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White, who has been undergoing treatment for cancer, will be taking a leave of absence in order to fully focus her energies on her treatment, the school and the university system announced Monday. Saunders-White is a former U.S. deputy assistance secretary for higher education programs who… Continue reading NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White to take leave of absence to continue cancer treatment