Howard University And The Challenges Facing Black Colleges

Howard University And The Challenges Facing Black Colleges

Howard University President Sidney Ribeau abruptly announced his retirement last week amid reports of fiscal and enrollment challenges. Kojo examines events at the D.C. school.

Howard University President Sidney Ribeau abruptly announced his retirement last week amid continued reports of fiscal and enrollment challenges at D.C.'s private, historically black university. Kojo examines the transition at Howard and the challenges facing historically black colleges and universities nationwide.

Guests

Greg Carr

Chair, Dept. of Afro-American Studies, Howard University

Lezlie Baskerville

President, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

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