A University of Texas at Austin student dormitory named after a man prominent in the Ku Klux Klan in the 1800s may soon have its name changed, university officials said.
University President William Powers Jr. will ask the university system’s board of regents to rename Simkins Residence Hall, following a recommendation by a 21-member advisory group, according to a press release from the university. Continue reading →
Following the award of the largest financial gift to Virginia State University in the school’s 128-year history, the institution’s business school will bear the name of a graduate who went on to become one of the world’s leading African American entrepreneurs. Continue reading →
Duke University and North Carolina Central University will combine efforts to host the Inaugural Bull City Showdown: A History Revisited, a day-long basketball tournament featuring students from both campuses, on Saturday, April 17. Continue reading →