Phyllis W. Dawkins, a seasoned executive with stops at several HBCUs was yesterday announced as the permanent president of Bennett College for Women.… Read More
Graduates from Bennett College for Women returned to Greensboro last month for the college’s annual alumnae weekend, and delivered more than $720,000 in support of the school’s scholarship and endowment funds.… Read More
Bennett College alumna Marissa Jennings won a $1,000 community service grant during the recent SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, but her win will pay off for students at her alma mater.… Read More
A new agreement between Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and Bennett College – both historically black institutions – is designed to help improve diversity in health care fields in North Carolina.… Read More
We talk with Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall and Wells Fargo Advisors Solution President Diane Gabriel about their new academic partnership, the importance of wealth building and management, and the role of HBCUs in transforming community perspectives on wealth.… Read More
Two of North Carolina’s private historically black colleges have twelve months to demonstrate fiscal solvency to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which yesterday announced warning status designations for Bennett College and Saint Augustine’s University.
The two schools, both hard hit over the last three years by enrollment decreases caused by changes to federal student aid lending and economic hardships faced by families nationwide, were the only HBCUs to face status changes during the association’s winter meetings held earlier this month.
Virginia State University, which was placed on warning status last year, will remain with the designation for six more months.
In a release, Bennett President Rosalind Fuse-Hall said that the school anticipated the status change, but is currently in good fiscal standing by way of stabilized enrollment, and several years of unqualified audits.
“With the current enrollment of 512, Bennett College is able to meet its financial obligations.… Read More
Students at the Martin Dixon Intergenerational Center (MDIC) on the campus of Bennett College donated $1,000 to the American Cancer Society recently through its “Change for Change” program in honor of the Bennett’s president, Rosalind Fuse-Hall, a cancer survivor.… Read More