We talk to Dr. Thomas about defining Morehouse as a premier choice for high achieving black men, his personal presidential goals, and moving in with students.
HBCU Presidential Series
Newly appointed Edward Waters College President A. Zachary Faison discusses why he is a good fit for EWC, the nuances of the presidential search process, and why in a culture of uncertainty HBCU leadership is still a privilege to be desired.
Dr. Artis discusses Benedict’s recent announcement of lowered tuition costs for students, the financial nuances of managing HBCU operations, her reaction to Beyoncé’s HBCU tribute, and the opportunities and pressures for women serving as campus CEOs.
Dr. Tisdale reflects on his 25 years of leadership, what he’s most proud of in Claflin’s evolution, and where he thinks he ranks among the all-time great HBCU presidents.
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Dr. Frederick discusses the university’s recent response to allegations of financial aid mismanagement, and headlines surrounding demands issued by student activism group HU Resist.
We talk with Dr. Jenkins about WVSU’s role in a key workforce development initiative, the benefits of being one of the nation’s most diverse HBCU campuses, and the attraction of the rural HBCU mission.
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Dr. Abdullah talks about the resurgence of VSU athletics, a new grant to support agribusiness growth in Virginia’s black communities, and what has positioned the VSU as one of the state’s fast-growing institutions in new student enrollment.
Alabama State University President Quinton Ross discusses the recent financial stability status upgrade from Standard & Poor’s, how HBCU communities can influence legislative agendas, and ASU’s support for Concordia College as it prepares to close its doors.
Dr. Dawkins talks about a new grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the College’s accreditation reaffirmation efforts, and the critical work of fundraising to ensure the campus meets a $4 million goal by June 30.
We talk with Dr. Frederick about how the campus navigated a historic winter storm and the business perspectives of deferred maintenance on HBCU campuses.
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