WATCH: Fort Valley State Students Win Georgia Invention Competition

Students from Fort Valley State University took first place in a statewide competition for undergraduate inventors, outlasting 19 teams from public and private universities including the University of Georgia and […]

EXCLUSIVE – Georgia Sen. Nikema Williams Discusses HBCU System Proposal Controversy

Georgia Democratic Senator and Democratic Party Chair Nikema Williams, a Talladega College alumna, spoke exclusively with the HBCU Digest today about the proposal, and the ongoing study to improve stability […]

The Georgia A&M University Proposal May Have Flaws, But Might Be a Good Idea for All HBCUs

Albany State, Fort Valley State and Savannah State have all contended with falling enrollment, leadership instability and financial strife for the better part of a decade. Their situations are not […]

Five Questions About the Albany State, Fort Valley State, Savannah State Merger Proposal

This proposal in its current form does not deserve an up or a down vote from the HBCU community. But it more than deserves our attention to how we can […]

Black People Really Have to Start Paying Attention to Smaller HBCUs

The University of the Virgin Islands is one of the supporting institutions of a regional initiative to improve hurricane forecasting technology. Students and faculty working in UVI’s Center for Marine […]

Accreditation Warning Status Lifted for Fort Valley State, Southern

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has removed accreditation warning statuses from Fort Valley State University and Southern University, affirming full status for both institutions.

Savannah State Faculty and Alumni are Upset With the President. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter to the Georgia System

Faculty and graduates of Savannah State University have written letters of concern to leaders of the University of Georgia System about school president Cheryl Davenport Dozier. The stakeholders say that […]

When Did HBCUs Become a Leadership Pipeline for State Systems?

Alcorn State University President Alfred Rankins is headed back to another familiar place, returning to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning as its first black commissioner of higher education. Dr. […]

HBCUs Outpace Flagship PWIs in Black Freshman Enrollment

The Hechinger Report recently produced a report on African-American and Latino in-state student enrollment trends at public flagship campuses. The results were a dismal showing of disparities between the kind […]