Charles Way, an appointee to the politically-constructed South Carolina State University Board of Trustees during what many describe as the school’s most tumultuous period, announced his retirement from the board yesterday during a regularly scheduled meeting.
“All these interims! Every year I come back (to the Florida Classic) and y’all (Bethune-Cookman) got another interim. The least y’all can do if y’all gonna keep naming all these interims is name the same person every time!” — FAMU Interim President Dr.
While leaders in the HBCU community are questioning the silence from the White House on direct support for black campuses, students and institutions will face will face considerable changes under new tax and higher education laws.
Wilberforce University’s Board of Trustees today announced that Tony Pinkard will serve as the school’s new, permanent president following the departure of Herman J. Felton, who arrived in Ohio in July 2016 and will depart to become the new president of Wiley College.
Members of the federal bipartisan HBCU Caucus are ready to meet with the leadership of the White House’s Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a part of a growing coalition of HBCU stakeholders with rising concerns about the seeming silence from the White House on key funding and policy priorities.
Today, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously voted to name Larry Robinson, Ph.D., the 12th university president, subject to confirmation by the Florida Board of Governors.
Southern University alumnus and board member Tony Clayton presented a $1.1 million gift to the system last week, ahead of the school’s annual appearance in the Bayou Classic.
Morgan State University President David Wilson appeared on a recent edition of the Baltimore Business Journal’s BaltBizCast to discuss the university’s standing as a public research institution, and how it has been impacted by disparate funding from the State of Maryland and the federal government.
Delaware State University President Harry Williams is asking state lawmakers to fund an additional year of Inspire Scholarships.
Benedict College President Roslyn Clark-Artis offers real talk on the state of the campus, its prospects for future success, and the will of the board of trustees to grow the institution’s brand.
Florida Memorial names the seasoned Sunshine State academic executive as campus CEO.
The US Department of Education will begin a new rulemaking negotiation period in December aimed at reforming its gainful employment policies; guidelines which suggest punishment for schools producing graduates who struggle to get jobs and pay back student loans.