The first thing to recognize about the alleged crisis at Hampton University is that the complaints, the viral videos, the rumors and the bad press are outliers for the campus. While it is not immune to trouble or correction for issues impacting one or some students, Hampton is not a place with chronic issues that rise to the level of national coverage in outlets like The Root or Essence Magazine.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball tournaments will likely remain in Norfolk, Va. for the next three years.
Hampton University President William R. Harvey’s recently released book “Principles of Leadership” has one more reason to sell well among domestic and international observers of higher education leadership: the university announced last week that proceeds from the book will benefit scholarships for Hampton students.
Kay Coles James, a Hampton University alumna and decorated Republican activist and policy influencer was this week announced as the unanimous choice to lead the Heritage Foundation, the nation’s largest conservative think tank.
Thomas Jones is very good at keeping a secret. And for a week or two, he had a good one to keep.
Several historically black college football programs will be searching for new head coaches this spring, as Black Monday in the HBCU football landscape dawned on campuses over the last 24 hours.
Hampton University today announced its plans to leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference for the more regionally-friendly Big South Conference, a move expected to shift a large portion of the Division I HBCU sports landscape.
The Lady Pirates racked up their 11th win over a Power 5 team under head coach David Six with an impressive fourth-quarter run.
Hampton University graduate, screenwriter and actor Rebecca Jackson-Artis writes for CNN.com about the legacy of Playboy and its founder Hugh Hefner, which through hiring her aunt as the magazine’s first black centerfold in 1965, helped to establish a family legacy of strength and self-pride.
In an interview explaining his sudden retirement decision, Norfolk State University President Eddie Moore said that his personal health and the university’s need for more energy were key factors.
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In a recent interview with the Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania Professor Marybeth Gasman commented on her Center for Minority Serving Institution’s Aspiring Leaders program, which she claimed to be the first of its kind nationally in training presidents and chancellors to head institutions serving under-served communities.
Several historically black university presidents have publicly denounced racist violence and rhetoric in downtown Charlottesville, VA. last week, calling for healing, responsibility, and awareness amid growing racial rifts throughout the country.
Hampton University senior Ayanna Bozeman is just 20 years old and already making a name for herself.
The strategic communications major has taken her classroom training and her knowledge of social media to build a lucrative business and brand through YouTube.