Donna Oliver, the first African American woman to lead a public university in Mississippi, was today announced as provost and senior vice president at Edward Waters College.
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The University of North Carolina Board of Governors last week approved a $2.3 million appropriation for campus repairs and renovations at Elizabeth City State University. Officials say it is the largest disbursement to the school in seven years from the fund, and the largest percentage share of the total system fund in school history.
In many ways, the upcoming Netflix documentary series ‘Marching Orders’ puts a lot of undue and unfair pressure on the Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats. The band’s stories, it’s determination, and the inside look we may get at life within HBCU marching band culture may temporarily distract from what’s going on with the school, but it will not solve it.
Faculty researchers at North Carolina A&T State University are part of a national air pollution research consortium which has discovered that some pollutants are slower to dissipate in colder temperatures and that federal emissions policy may need to be adapted to adjust in order to prevent lower air quality.
Morehouse College was the site of the annual National Basketball Players Association’s Top 50 HBCU Combine, featuring athletes from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Graduates of Spelman College and Tougaloo College are among the highest-earning alumni in Georgia and Mississippi, respectively, according to a study from career guidance website Zippia.
Historically black colleges and universities owe the federal government more than $1.8 billion in loans issued through the US Department of Education’s Capital Financing Program, but the federal agency on accountability says the program has been under-marketed and underutilized by HBCUs looking to build or improve their facilities.
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North Carolina A&T State University alumnus and UPENN Professor Ishmail Abdus-Saboor discusses his journey from Aggieland to Ivy League research, his earliest engagement with STEM in his parents’ basement, and advice for up and coming scientists at HBCUs.
Paul Quinn College officials today annnounced plans to open a satellite campus in Plano, Texas; an expansion of the private HBCU’s urban work college model that will allow students greater access to professional training, quality housing and professional networking.
If you haven’t been paying attention to higher education news over the last 48 hours, you likely missed legislative proposals and new laws which will have signifcant impact on historically black colleges for years to come.