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Senate Democrats Start New Push to Pass the FUTURE Act

by | November 6, 2019 Sen. Doug Jones and Sen. Jon Tester are making a renewed push for the U.S. Senate to pass the F Read more

For Many, HBCU Mergers and Closures Are Not an Option

by Reginald Stuart | August 15, 2018
As colleges and universities celebrate the beginning of another school year filled with promise [...] Read more

New Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Receives Mixed Critiques

by Joseph Hong & Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 17, 2017
The White House has reportedly selected Johnathan Holifield to be the next executive director o [...] Read more

HBCU and Congressional Leaders Push Trump Administration to Fill Key Post

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Gia Savage | August 13, 2017
Now that the White House Initiative on historically Black Colleges and Universities has remaine [...] Read more

Advocates View HBCUs’ Future Warily

by Ya-Marie Sesay | May 29, 2017
TMCF President Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. suggested that HBCUs and their advocates need to begin pla [...] Read more

NAFEO Pushed for White House Initiative Move

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 14, 2017
Lezli Baskerville said NAFEO had recommended that the initiative be placed in The White House, [...] Read more

Congressional Black Caucus Not Buying Trump’s ‘Unwavering Support’ of HBCUs

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 8, 2017
Two leading Democratic Black lawmakers on Monday slammed President Donald J. Trump’s attempt [...] Read more

Leaders Anticipate Need to Convey Higher Ed’s ROI to Trump Administration

by Reginald Stuart | December 29, 2016
Leaders across the nation remain hopeful that the Trump administration will usher in a new era [...] Read more

Omarosa to Represent Trump at NAFEO’s Presidents and Chancellors Briefing

by Reginald Stuart | December 1, 2016
Presidents of the nation’s 106 HBCUs are set this weekend for a dialogue on the impact of thi [...] Read more

Friends of HBCUs: President Obama is Not on the Ballot

by Lezli Baskerville | November 2, 2016
It is perplexing that there are those who would escalate a discussion about the impact of Presi [...] Read more

HBCU Leadership: Black Colleges Still Matter

by Diverse Staff | November 8, 2015
HBCU leaders, alumni and supporters gathered in Philadelphia last week for a town hall to discu [...] Read more