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Clark Atlanta University Launches Incubator Initiative To Recruit Over 100 Future HBCU Presidents

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has announced a new groundbreaking initiative to set the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) up for future success. A press release reports that the university has launched the HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) — an incubator that works to recruit and develop future presidents to run America’s 100-plus HBCUs. The first-of-its-kind program aims to preserve the legacy of HBCUs in this country and strengthen them as hubs for education, opportunity and upliftment in the Black community. “HBCUs have a clear value proposition and continue to be the standard-bearers of Black excellence across every sector of business and society. Through ELI, we are committed to identifying dynamic leaders who can advance the growth and sustainability of our institutions of higher learning,” Clark Atlanta University President, Dr. George T. French Jr. shared in a statement. “We invite leaders of industry – from Silicon Valley and Wall Street...

Apr 16, 2021