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Anthony L. Jenkins Appointed President of West Virginia State University

Anthony L. Jenkins Appointed President of West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University is a historically Black university but today only 10 percent of the 2,800-member undergraduate student body is Black. Dr. Jenkins has been serving as senior associate vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Brian O. Hemphill Named the Seventh President of Radford University in Virginia

Since July 2012, Dr. Hemphill has served as the 10th president of West Virginia State University. Previously, he was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

New Alliance Seeks to Boost Black and Other Minorities in STEM Fields

New Alliance Seeks to Boost Black and Other Minorities in STEM Fields

Under the program, nine colleges and universities in Kentucky and West Virginia will seek to increase the percentage of minority students in STEM disciplines by 15 percent by 2016.

In Memoriam: Hazo W. Carter Jr., 1946-2014

In Memoriam: Hazo W. Carter Jr., 1946-2014

Dr. Carter served as president of West Virginia State University for 25 years from 1987 to 2012. He was the longest serving president in the university’s history.

The New Leader of West Virginia State University

The New Leader of West Virginia State University

Brian Hemphill has been serving as vice president for student affairs at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Three Finalists Chosen for Presidency of West Virginia State University

Three Finalists Chosen for Presidency of West Virginia State University

Founded in 1891 as the West Virginia Colored Institute, today only 15 percent of the student body is Black. But all three candidates for the presidency are African Americans.