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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

President Obama Headlines Virtual HBCU Commencement Celebration

by | May 17, 2020
Former President Barack Obama delivered a rousing commencement speech on Saturday to graduates [...] 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

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

Funding and Investment in HBCUs, a Focus of Discussion on Capitol Hill

by | December 17, 2019
During the 2020 fiscal year, there will be a 15% increase devoted to strengthening Historically [...] Read more

UNCF Celebrates as FUTURE Act Awaits Trump’s Signature

by | December 10, 2019
The latest version of the FUTURE Act, a bipartisan compromise on funding for minority serving i [...] Read more

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

Oprah Winfrey Pledges $1.15 Million to HBCU Students

by | September 29, 2019
At a United Negro College Fund event, Oprah Winfrey pledged to donate over a million dollars to [...] Read more

FUTURE Act Stalls in the U.S. Senate

by | September 25, 2019
Historically Black colleges and universities are growing nervous as federal funding for minorit [...] Read more

House of Representatives to Vote on FUTURE Act

by | September 16, 2019
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by [...] Read more

Higher Education Organizations Urge Congress to Pass the FUTURE Act

by | September 4, 2019
A group of higher education organizations have thrown their support behind the Fostering Underg [...] Read more

UNCF Study: HBCUs ‘Punch Above Their Weight’

| June 25, 2019
A steady increase since 2017 in federal funding for historically Black colleges and universitie [...] Read more

UNCF Conference Empowers Student Leaders

by | May 30, 2019
More than six dozen juniors, seniors and recent graduates from the nation’s historically Blac [...] Read more
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