A group of consultants and alumni advocates from Saint Paul’s College are looking to re-open the HBCU that closed in 2013 due to financial strain and the loss of its accreditation. In a letter obtained by the HBCU Digest, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission o…
It was hard to visualize just a few months ago how a historically Black Division I athletic conference would lose five teams and not lose its commissio…
LISTEN: Former Kentucky State President M. Christopher Brown IIListen now (59 min) | Dr. Brown talks about his departure from Kentucky's flagship HBCU, the culture of HBCU leadership and scrutiny, and the future of…
Amidst a growing number of media reports of rumored financial trouble, lawsuits, and legislative inquiry, Kentucky State University President M. Christ…
LISTEN: Jackson State President Thomas HudsonListen now (16 min) | Hudson shares thoughts on the difference between interim and permanent presidential leadership, the accomplishments of JSU alumni…
Digest After Dark - The HBCU Florida Man EditionListen now (57 min) | Nikole Hannah Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates sign with Howard. What’s the sector-wide impact? We also talk about Bethune-Cookman settlin…
Southern University System President Ray Belton announced today his plans to retire in fall 2022. Belton has served as system CEO and chancellor of the…
In 2019, the nation’s public historically Black land grant institutions enrolled an average of 4,922 students. Many of them, spurred by increased fundi…
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