The State of HBCUs in 2015

On the June 30th edition of “Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine” guest host Dr. Avis Jones DeWeever, renowned scholar; Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund; and Lindsey Foster, Howard University student and intern with Department of Education in the office of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, explore how the White House’s HBCU Initiative and organizations such as the Thurgood Marshall College Fund are making an impact; the contributions and relevancy of HBCUs; challenges and opportunities of HBCUs today; the difference between majority institutions vs. HBCUs; support needed for HBCUs; the special meaning to first generation college-students; the future of HBCUs; and how how people can help.

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Source: BarbaraArnwine.com