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Tag: Dr. Robert Palmer
West Virginia State University President Resigns Amid Controversy
After less than a year in office, Dr. Nicole Pride, the first female president of West Virginia State University (WVSU) resigned from her post effective immediately. More than half of Pride’s cabinet members recently called on WVSU’s Board of Governors to fire her amid allegations of a hostile work environment under her leadership.
August 1, 2021
Will Free Community College Hurt HBCU Enrollment?
Some conservatives have been quick to point to the price tag of Biden’s American Families Plan, arguing that making the first two years of higher education free ultimately limits student choice and could be potentially damaging for HBCU enrollment.
July 2, 2021
Scholars Reflect on HBCU Graduates Ascending into High Government Roles
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to enter the White House, he’s joined by an influx of alumni from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) ascending into government positions.
January 19, 2021
Halloween, a Season for Racist Costumes
The season for trick-or-treating, carving jack-o-lanterns and watching horror movies has arrived. Halloween will inevitably mean trouble on college campuses as many students will choose to dress in culturally offensive costumes at parties over the new two weeks
October 18, 2019
LeMoyne-Owen College Board Parts Ways With President
The LeMoyne-Owen College board of trustees has announced that the contract of the institution’s president, Dr. Andrea Miller, will not be renewed when it expires on September 1, 2019. Additionally, a news release from United Campus Workers notes that board chair J.W. Gibson has resigned.
June 19, 2019
For-Profit College Probes Fuel Rise in Consumer-Protection Sentiments
Amid new efforts to reinvigorate lethargic federal investigations of for-profit colleges, some academics who study higher education see the issue as a harbinger of wider conflict and change.
May 23, 2018
HBCU Leaders Aim to Make Campuses More LGBTQ Inclusive
HBCU presidents and executives convened a summit to develop more strategic ways to turn their campuses into safe spaces for students that identify as LGBTQ.
July 19, 2017
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