Posts tagged: Robert F. Smith - Diverse


New Denver High School Modeled After HBCUs

by | January 4, 2021 A new public high school founded upon the principles of historically Black colleges and univers Read more

New Initiative Looks to Reduce Student Debt at Select HBCUs

by | November 23, 2020
The Student Freedom Initiative has announced a partnership with nine Historically Black College [...] Read more

Black Billionaire Starts Program to Ease Student Debt at 11 HBCUs

| June 23, 2020
Robert F. Smith, whom Forbes calls the wealthiest Black person in the U.S., is set to launch an [...] Read more

Billionaire Makes Good on Promise to Settle Debt for Morehouse Graduates

by | September 22, 2019
Billionaire Robert F. Smith has made good on his promise. On Friday, Morehouse College officia [...] Read more

Rethinking Commencement

by | June 2, 2019
“What we call the beginning is often the end; and to make an end is to make a beginning. The [...] Read more

The Wind is at My Back

by Norm Jones | May 22, 2019
As a Morehouse College alumnus, I have been intrigued by the varied reactions to Robert Smith [...] Read more

Billionaire Promises to Pay Off Student Debt for Morehouse Graduates

by Janet Kline | May 19, 2019
Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith has promised to pay off the student loan debt for this yea [...] Read more

Philanthropist Robert F. Smith Gives $1.5M Gift to Morehouse College

by | January 17, 2019
Robert F. Smith, a philanthropist and founder, chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners has re [...] Read more