TMCF Statement on Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Appointment as Chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs

WASHINGTON, DC – (February 27, 2018) – Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds President Trump’s appointment of Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. as chairman of the President’s Board of Advisor’s on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Johnny is the best choice for this position because he is a true HBCU advocate. He knows the entire Black College Community extremely well, and he has the passion, judgment, and expertise to be an effective leader on the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs.

Note: TMCF President & CEO Dr. Harry L. Williams is available for further comment.


About Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. TMCF member-schools include publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). Publicly-supported HBCUs enroll over 80% of all students attending HBCUs. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships, TMCF is a vital resource in the K-12 and higher education spaces. The organization is also a source for top employers seeking top talent for competitive internships and good jobs.

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