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Over the course of the 2016-17 academic year, Fisk University saw a 39 percent increase in alumni giving and nearly 30 percent in total gifts, significant gains which fly in the face of national trends for the HBCU sector. In an exclusive interview, Fisk Vice-President of Institutional Advancement Jens Frederiksen discusses the university’s recent increases in alumniRead More
It is hard to determine a worse proposition for historically black colleges; that industry, culture and finance have converged to threaten the existence of most of our schools, or that Black America doesn’t have the wealth or awareness to do anything about it. The more that we can remove ourselves from the emotions wound tightlyRead More
The city of Grambling, home to one of the nation’s most prominent historic black universities, is clinging to its financial life, according to the latest audit. An audit performed by Banks, Finley, White & Co., a Jackson, Miss., based CPA firm, concluded there is “substantial doubt about (the city’s) ability to continue as a going concern.”Read More
I just read about the imminent closure of Saint Paul’s Collegein Lawrenceville, Virginia, an Historically Black College with a 125-year history. Apparently, the institution has ultimately succumbed to long term fiscal, institutional and accreditation difficulties without finding adequate resources to resolve those difficulties. Although one innovative attempt for resolution came at the proposal of aRead More
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seated third from the left in the front row, listens attentively during a class as an undergraduate Morehouse College student. (AJC Files) Alvin J. Schexnider is a former chancellor of Winston-Salem State University. He is a senior fellow at the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and authorRead More
Education secretary plans to shake up student loan servicing again. The department remains committed to single website for student borrowers. Education Secretary DeVos The Department of Education plans to overhaul the procurement process for federal student loan servicing for the third time in the last year, officials announced Tuesday. It will scrap a planRead More
Trump promised best effort ever for HBCUs but has left top position at key advocacy office unfilled for longer than any previous administration did. And his pledge to move office to White House remains unfulfilled. By Andrew Kreighbaum August 1, 2017 2 COMMENTS President Trump shows off the executive order on historically black collegesRead More