Contributor Charlie Nelms shares his views and insights on HBCU leadership, alums, students, and employees from a retired HBCU Chancellor perspective.
If we love our Alma Maters as much as we say we do, we must do the following seven steps recommended by HBCU Advocate Charlie Nelms immediately.
From four decades as a faculty member and administrator and three-times as a University CEO Charlie Nelms shares his best tips for the Class of 2020.
Contributor Charlie Nelms pens an open letter to the HBCU Class of 2016 that includes his best tips and insights to help recent graduates in their next phase of life.
Contributor Charlie Nelms addresses the idea of free community colleges and how it raises some potentially challenging implications for HBCUs.
Charlie Nelms asks up to reconsider how we celebrate Black History Month and provides three ways to commit to knowing ourselves better.
A recent Moody’s Investor Services report predicts that the closure rates of small colleges and universities will triple in the coming years—and mergers will double. Moody’s defines small colleges and universities as private colleges with operating revenue below $100 million and public colleges below $200 million. This means as many as 15 institutions a year […]
As a stalwart advocate and supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), I have been thinking a lot lately about what ails this sector of the academy and what can be done to enhance its relevance, responsiveness and competitiveness. Although both critics and supporters tend to write and speak about HBCUs as a monolithic […]