This book offers an examination of the development of HBCUs and their role in higher education. Chapters in the volume analyze the contemporary role of HBCUs through several lenses, including politics, education policy, leadership practice, culture, and social justice. Scholars, practitioners, and university leaders will find this book useful in navigating the political, academic, and financial landscape of these institutions. Contributors include practitioners and scholars in the field who share their scholarly findings as well as first-hand practical experiences, resulting in a comprehensive volume essential for scholars of and leaders in higher education.
Comfort Okpala is professor and chair for the Department of Leadership Studies and Adult Education, College of Education at North Carolina A&T State University.
Kimberly Y. Walker is academic program assessment manager at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
An Exemplary Leaders in Higher Education: A Focus on one Historically Black University
Comfort Okpala and Kimberly Walker
The Leadership behind the Leaders: Examining board members of HBCU’s and the potential influence that these members are having on HBCU’s success and failure.
The Making of a HBCU President: A Case for Transformational Leadership in Challenging Times
Jesse Ford and Rosline Sumpter
From Conceptualization to Action: Opportunities for HBCUs in the Age of Accountability
The Purpose of Public Relations: Placing HBCU Leaders In Control of the Narrative
Intercollegiate Athletics: Support for Campus Recognition and Financial Exigency
On the Road to Success: How HBCU’s benefit from the Leadership of African American Women in Higher Education
LaShanda Y. Hague
Life Beyond Borders: The Importance of Study Abroad Experiences of Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
White Faculty at the HBCU: The Minority Experience and Road to Inclusion
How HBCUs Benefit from Acknowledging the Ethics and Faith Influences of the Leadership Styles of Black Women in Higher Education