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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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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

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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