Chronicling the Life and Career of a Higher Education Giant — Norman Francis

In this unique series, Diverse: Issues In Higher Education honors the life and career of Xavier University of Louisiana President Norman Francis. For more than four decades, Francis has led the private, historically Black, New Orleans-based university to exemplary accomplishment and achievement. Diverse recounts the challenges Francis faced and triumphs that are credited to his leadership. Please read and join the discussions at the end of each story in the series.