White House Initiative on HBCUs Conference Goes Virtual

Johnathan Holifield, executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, speaking at the annual conference
Johnathan Holifield, executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, speaking at the annual conference

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will hold its first virtual conference from September 21-25. The annual conference is free and open to the public and will bring supporters together with HBCU thought leaders to strategize on how to grow the institutions over the next 10 years.

Diane Auer Jones, Principal Deputy Under Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education will discuss C.A.R.E.S Act funding and the Challenges that public and private HBCUs have faced in the wake of COVID-19.

The conference will feature a variety of online offerings, including webinars, conference calls, and other supplementary means, to engage, inform and deliver value to the HBCU community.

More information can be found here.