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HBCU Presidents Cautiously Optimistic Ahead of White House Meeting

Posted on · Leaders from two Houston-area universities -- Texas Southern and Prairie View A&M -- are among dozens of other Black college presidents heading to Washington this week for a two-day summit. The meeting will highlight discussion on an executive order renewal for historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.

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HBCUs, Environmental Justice, and Future Humans: Thursday’s Show (October 27, 2016)

Posted on · Historically black colleges and universities – or HBCUs – have fallen on some hard times lately: financial problems, low graduation rates — some have been denied accreditation. These and other challenges recently led Dr. John Rudley, the former president of Texas Southern University, to call being an HBCU President "one of the most stressful jobs […]


TSU President: Brighter Days Ahead

Posted on · This morning at Texas Southern University, more than 3-thousand freshman will attend classes for the first time at the historically black college in Houston's third ward. Thanks to TSU's bold new leader, Dr. John Rudley, it's a new reality for them, but also for the school, which has emerged from a cloud of recent financial and academic trouble. Jack Williams reports.


Early Christmas Gift for TSU

Posted on · Texas Southern University has been given a big gift from the Obama Administration. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee made the announcement this afternoon. Bill Stamps has more.