Taylor Leaving Thurgood Marshall College Fund - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

Taylor Leaving Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Email




by Diverse Staff

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., is stepping down after seven years as president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the venerable national representative of publicly-supported historically Black colleges and universities.

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.

Taylor, who will continue to lead TMCF until November, has been named president and CEO of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). The Alexandria, Va.-based SHRM is the world’s largest advocacy organization for human resources professional personnel and Taylor previously served as chair of its board in 2005 and 2006.

“Johnny Taylor is a visionary leader and accomplished HR strategist who is committed to the continued advancement of the profession, and the board of directors looks forward to working with him,” SHRM Board Chair Coretha M. Rushing said in a statement.

Taylor succeeds Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, who in January announced his retirement for the end of the year after 12 years at SHRM.

TMCF, whose member institutions represent 80 percent of students attending HBCUs, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its founding later this year. It has indicated preparations are underway to select its new chief executive.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
UNR Student Won’t Be Expelled for Role in Charlottesville Protest RENO, Nev. — The president of the University of Nevada, Reno says a UNR student who gained notoriety for rallying with White nationalists in Virginia will not be expelled or lose his university job. Peter Cytanovic, who also goes by the name Peter...
University of Montana Lecturers Given 6-month Layoff Notices MISSOULA, Mont. — The University of Montana has given about 40 non-tenured lecturers notice that their contracts won’t be renewed at the end of the fall semester. Provost Beverly Edmond told the Missoulian the letters were sent to meet university ...
Troubled For-profit Law School in North Carolina Closing CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The alumni association president of a troubled, for-profit law school in North Carolina says it’s closing immediately. Lee Robertson Jr. says Charlotte School of Law employees were notified Monday. By Tuesday afternoon, the 11-ye...
Charlottesville Evokes Memories of the Sixties I am a product of the 1960s and grew up in a Southern city. Segregation, separate but equal, we sat upstairs and they sat downstairs at the movies all happened during my early years. However, it didn’t stop us from believing and achieving. Men ...
Semantic Tags: