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The Future of HBCUs

Why the U.S. College Landscape Still Needs HBCUs

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 03.17.2015 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

It's no secret that Black and other non-white students in the U.S. have always faced an uphill struggle when it comes to education. Even today, the achievement gap between white students and their peers of color is wide.

Do Toni Morrison's Papers Belong At Princeton Or Howard?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.23.2014 | Black Voices

Last week, Toni Morrison's papers found a permanent home at Princeton University, where Morrison was a faculty member for 27 years. While the move was...

Five Strategies for Increasing Enrollment at HBCUs

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

As we commence 2014, college admissions and FAFSA application deadlines are rapidly approaching. Of course, we know that many open-admissions, online ...

What Historically Black Colleges and Universities Must Do To Regain Market Share

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 08.26.2013 | College
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

If HBCUs are to succeed in regaining student market share, they must close the gap between espoused excellence and the reality that exists. The failure to do so will result in the continued loss of students who have traditionally enrolled at HBCUs.

You Can Go Home Again

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 07.09.2013 | College
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

For this HBCU alumnus, going home for Founders' Day was great, but being a 45 year investor in the success of the University and its students felt even better.