A Tale of Two Yards: 2019-2020 HBCU Leadersh…

We will remember 2020 as the worst of times, and how they couldn’t possibly have been worse for American higher education. As a global pandemic reached America and university leadership teams scrambled to adjust their spring plans for delivering educational experiences for students and safeguarding their campuses, the fallout we imagined then has become manifest now. Perennial executive leadership concerns, such as new degree programs, athletic conference affiliations, and dealing with first amendment/academic freedom challenges have not abated, even as we have sheltered in place and studied remotely.

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