When executive leadership turns over at an institution of higher education, context matters. In some instances, executives who’ve served long tenures retire with preparations made and accreditation, financial solvency, and steady enrollment all neatly packaged to deliver to the next CEO. When that next executive emerges, the product of a dutiful national search involving boards, alumni, and key stakeholders, institutions continue to enjoy the responsible and predictable growth that serves the educational and employment needs of students, faculty, staff, and the economic needs of the region.
Archives for June 2018
Ishmale Powell is headed to the University of North Carolina – Charlotte this fall, bringing with him a 4.5 GPA and a bunch of news headlines as one of Greensboro, NC’s most talented academic products.
Howard University and South Carolina State University this week announced dual degree programs with predominantly white institutions in the name of bolstering minority opportunities in STEM industries.
Two years ago, Florida A&M University scored 65 out of a possible 100 points in the State System of Florida’s performance-based funding model, securing more than $25 million extra in funding for meeting achievement and improvement benchmarks in several categories of institutional outcomes.
South Carolina State University this week announced a historic partnership with Oxford University, which will grant five students a summer internship in the college’s St. Hugh’s Organic Chemistry Research Laboratory.
As a senior at Christ the King High School in Queens, NY, Malcolm Combs made headlines when he filed a complaint against the school with the city’s Commission on Human Rights for refusing to allow him to print ‘Malcolm X’ on his senior sweater (X is short for his middle name Xavier).
Arkansas Baptist College faces more scrutiny over its finances and leadership, after an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette investigation reveals that its foundation is sharing a tax-exempt status with the institution after losing its federal 501(c)3 designation in 2013. [Read more…] about Arkansas Baptist Foundation Financial Status in Question
Hampton alum and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Geriatric Physician Thomas Cudjoe shares his journey to a career in advocacy for the elderly.