Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II received a four-year contract extension this afternoon, with officials citing growth and increased awareness of the institution just over a year after his appointment in March 2017.
Heidi Anderson, a former provost at Texas A&M University – Kingsville, was yesterday announced as the new president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. She will replace former president Juliette Bell, who announced her resignation in February, beginning Sept. 1.
We discuss Morehouse College’s separation from Papa John’s, and the opportunities and challenges of leading HBCU campuses and Black Greek Lettered Organizations.
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Morehouse College yesterday announced the suspension of Papa John’s from its campus dining program, following allegations that company founder John Schnatter used a racial epithet during a conference call with public relations consultants.
Officials at Elizabeth City State University have announced a historic year of fundraising and alumni giving, attracting more than $1.4 million during the 2017-18 academic year and securing a record number of gifts from corporate and foundation donors.
Hampton University President William Harvey and his wife Norma donated $553,000 to the institution earlier this week, increasing their total philanthropy to the institution to more than $4 million over 40 years of leadership at the school.
Just over 1,800 donors gave Elizabeth City State University more than $200,000 in gifts for scholarship and institutional support during the school’s second annual ‘Day of Giving’ micro-campaign challenge. This year’s total beat last year’s total amount raised by $82,000, and outpaced officials’ goal for this year by more than $30,000.
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.
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