Awards Given to Universities That Have Achieved Progress in Raising the Graduation Rates of Black Athletes

The Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University has released its list of colleges and universities that have accomplished a great deal in terms of racial diversity. The organization has named 10 schools that have made significant progress in their graduation rates for black male students and another 10 schools that achieved success in graduating black female students. Tennessee State University is the only historically black educational institution among the award winners. Southeastern Louisiana University was the only institution to make both lists. Here are the award winners:

For Graduating Black Female Athletes

For Graduating Black Male Athletes

Drexel University

Austin Peay State University

Hofstra University

George Mason University

Idaho State University

Marshall University

Iona College

Southeastern Louisiana University

Long Island University-Brooklyn

St. Peter’s College

St. Francis University (Penn.)

Tennessee State University

Southeastern Louisiana University

University of Louisiana-Lafayette

University of Akron

University of Southern Mississippi

University of Louisville

Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Wright State University

Western Illinois University