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Harry Williams, CEO of TMCF, stands with Patricia Sims, president of Drake State Community & Technical College, and Kemba Chambers, president of Trenholm State Community College. All three Black leaders are smiling.

A ‘Perfect Marriage’

A group of historically Black community colleges is joining the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Leaders of the often-overlooked institutions say the move will bring them new and much-needed resources.

Navajo Technical University president Elmer Guy and Wafa Hozien, university academic administrator, stand together smiling at a campus event celebrating the new Ph.D. program. Both are wearing colorful Native prints.

A New Ph.D. Program Fulfills an Old Dream

Navajo Technical University will become the first tribal university to offer a Ph.D. program this fall. Tribal college and university leaders are celebrating the move.

Tougaloo College President Resigns Under Scrutiny

Another college president is out in Mississippi, as institutions across the state see high executive turnover. This time, it’s Carmen...
A Zoom screen shows Spelman College teaching fellow Tangela Mitchell, a brown-skinned woman with a nose ring and her hair styled on top of her head, in the center and six high school students taking part in a discussion section.

A Bridge Between HBCUs and High Schools

A group of HBCUs is participating in a nationwide effort to bring college coursework to low-income high school students.

Three interns at the Baltimore Police Department talk to an officer.

Police Seek Recruits at HBCUs

A number of police departments are looking to recruit from and build partnerships with historically Black colleges to diversify their ranks.

HBCUs Got 178 Times Less Charitable Funding Than Ivies

Historically Black colleges and universities received 178 times less funding from philanthropic foundations compared to Ivy League institutions on average...

New Paper Suggests PWIs Learn From HBCUs

A working paper recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests predominantly white institutions can learn how to...

Wall Separating Black College From White Neighborhood Torn Down

an eight-foot wall originally erected to keep Morgan State University, a historically Black institution, separate from an adjoining white neighborhood...