Virginia Union University’s Board of Trustees today unanimously voted in favor of a five-year contract extension for president Hakim Lucas. In a statement, trustees lauded Luacas’ impact on fundraising, campus […]
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Could Bethune-Cookman's Crisis Cost Virginia Union a President?
The Root has published two parts of a three-part series covering the years-old saga of finance and management issues at Bethune-Cookman University. The information, salaciousness, and tragedy of the story […]
Virginia State, Virginia Union Take CIAA Basketball Titles
Virginia State University and Virginia Union University emerged with convincing victories in the 2019 CIAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments last weekend in Charlotte. HBCU Gameday provided complete coverage of […]
WATCH: Virginia Union's Shareka McNeill Scores 59 in CIAA Tournament Win
HBCU Gameday recaps a historic night from Virginia Union University sophomore guard and CIAA Player of the Year Shareka McNeill, who tied a CIAA Basketball Tournament record with 59 points […]
Digest After Dark – Y'all Still Standing With Jussie?
We discuss Bennett College’s recent accreditation appeal, Jussie Smollett’s credibility crisis, Ralph Northam’s upcoming visit to Virginia Union University and the state of student housing on HBCU campuses.
WATCH: Is Ralph Northam's Apology Tour Coming to an HBCU Near You?
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is looking to reclaim his political identity. Should HBCUs help him in the divisive cause?
Iconic HBCU Football Coach Joe Taylor Named to College Football Hall of Fame
An HBCU football legend joins the ranks for college football’s greatest.
LISTEN: Digest Radio – The Abdullahs Talk HBCU Presidential Family Values
We talk with Virginia State University President Makola Abdullah, his wife and Virginia Union University Center for STEM Diversity Director Ahkinyala Abdullah, and their daughter and soon-to-be Virginia State University […]
HBCU Leadership Hirings, Firings & Resignations: The 2017-18 Final Report
When executive leadership turns over at an institution of higher education, context matters. In some instances, executives who’ve served long tenures retire with preparations made and accreditation, financial solvency, and […]
HBCU Voices of STEM Excellence – Virginia Union's Shanta Whitaker
Virginia Union University alumna Shanta Whitaker shares her journey from Richmond to Yale, how HBCUs continue to train the best and brightest in health fields, and the first time she […]
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