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UNCF Survey Measures How COVID-19 Has Affected HBCU Students’ Fall Plans

by | July 31, 2020 More than 5,000 students from 17 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) historically Black colleges a Read more

Netflix CEO Donates $120 Million to Historically Black Colleges

| June 17, 2020
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, announced they are giving $120 million t [...] Read more

Summit Discusses Mental Health and Equity on College Campuses

by | June 4, 2020
On the second day of the virtual Campus Prevention Network Summit, hosted by EVERFI, conversati [...] Read more

House Passes Coronavirus Relief Measure Containing Numerous Higher Ed Provisions

by | May 17, 2020
On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Em [...] Read more

HBCUs to Host National Virtual Commencement Ceremony

by | May 4, 2020
After having conversations with seniors, Dr. Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn Colleg [...] Read more

Amid COVID-19, Doubling Pell Grants is the Next Urgent Need for HBCUs, Says UNCF

by | May 1, 2020
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is soon going to pitch for doubling Pell Grants so Black a [...] Read more

UNCF: $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Stimulus Package

by | March 25, 2020
Congress and the White House have agreed to provide $1 billion in emergency funds to historical [...] Read more

COVID-19 Comes to Campus: What Hurricane Katrina Tells Us About the Current Campus Crisis

by Mahauganee D. Shaw Bonds and Nadrea R. Njoku |
We are living in pandemic pandemonium, where panic is the prevailing mode of operation. Every c [...] Read more

EAB Analyst: Under-Resourced Colleges Could Face Closure Due to Coronavirus

by | March 23, 2020
The coronavirus crisis will “accelerate a closure of colleges and universities,” especially [...] Read more

Sens. Booker, Jones Urge $1.5 Billion in Support for HBCUs, MSIs Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 22, 2020
Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Doug Jones (D-AL) on Thursday pressed for $1.5 billion in eme [...] Read more

Bill Allotting $577 Million to Maryland HBCUs Clears Legislature

by | March 16, 2020
The Maryland Senate on Sunday unanimously passed legislation that would allot $577 million to t [...] Read more

Despite Passage of FUTURE Act, HBCUs Still “Woefully Underfunded,” Says UNCF President

by | March 3, 2020
One could argue it’s been a victorious year for historically Black colleges and universities. [...] Read more

Conservative Philanthropist David Koch Dead at 79

by Janet Kline | August 23, 2019
His conservative politics drew the ire of those on the political left. But billionaire philanth [...] Read more

UNCF Convening Helps HBCUs Prepare Students for Changing Workforce

by | July 3, 2019
A three-day convening by the United Negro College Fund has brought together HBCU presidents, fa [...] Read more

Dr. Henry N. Tisdale: Transforming Claflin Over 25 Years

| June 27, 2019
As Dr. Henry N. Tisdale ends a quarter-century at the helm of Claflin University, he finishes t [...] Read more
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