HBCU Review: North Carolina HBCUs Battle for Funds

Plus, Tuskegee kicks off search for new president.

The Battle of the Funds at North Carolina HBCUs - As enrollment drops at North Carolina HBCUs, including a 5 percent drop at Winston-Salem State University and nearly 6 percent at North Carolina Central University, northeastern North Carolina campuses slashed jobs and academic programs to deal with a $5 million budget shortfall. (Photo: Charlotte Observer/MCT/LANDOV)

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The Battle of the Funds at North Carolina HBCUs - As enrollment drops at North Carolina HBCUs, including a 5 percent drop at Winston-Salem State University and nearly 6 percent at North Carolina Central University, northeastern North Carolina campuses slashed jobs and academic programs to deal with a $5 million budget shortfall. (Photo: Charlotte Observer/MCT/LANDOV)

North Carolina A&T Wins Honda Battle of the Bands - North Carolina A&T made history at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the 12th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands when the crowd selected the winners via text message. This year?s competitors included other HBCUs Winston-Salem State, South Carolina State, Morehouse College, Bethune-Cookman and more.(Photo: Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University)

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North Carolina A&T Wins Honda Battle of the Bands - North Carolina A&T made history at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the 12th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands when the crowd selected the winners via text message. This year’s competitors included other HBCUs Winston-Salem State, South Carolina State, Morehouse College, Bethune-Cookman and more.(Photo: Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University)

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Officer Indicted in Ex-FAMU Baller Death - Officer Randall Kerrick was indicted on Monday on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the death of former FAMU football star Jonathan Ferrell. Kerrick shot Ferrell 10 times on September 14, 2013, while Ferrell was seeking help after a car accident.(Photo: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's/LANDOV)

A New Start for Southern University - Sanctions lifted against Southern University, Prairie View A&M University basketball coach moves on to Baylor, plus more HBCU news. ? Britt Middleton  Southern University and A&M College's Baton Rouge campus has been released from probation, The Advocate reported. The school was sanctioned in December because of "insufficient data reporting," stemming from its re-accreditation process in 2010. (Photo: TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOV)

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Southern University Settles Lawsuit With Former Athletic Director - Southern University settled for $150,000 with former athletic director Greg LaFleur, who was fired in 2011 after he was arrested for soliciting prostitution. After he was found not guilty in 2012, LaFleur sued Southern for the remainder of his salary.(Photo: TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOV)

South Carolina Shooting Suspect in Custody - Police arrested Justin Bernard Singleton, 19, on Saturday and charged him with Friday?s murder of 20-year-old South Carolina State student Brandon Robinson. According to police, Singleton shot Robinson in the neck after an argument went bad. (Photo: AP Photo/Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center)

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South Carolina Shooting Suspect in Custody - Police arrested Justin Bernard Singleton, 19, on Saturday and charged him with Friday’s murder of 20-year-old South Carolina State student Brandon Robinson. According to police, Singleton shot Robinson in the neck after an argument went bad. (Photo: AP Photo/Orangeburg-Calhoun Regional Detention Center)

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Morgan State Professor Nominated for NAACP Award - Morgan State University professor and author MK Asante is among the nominees for Outstanding Literary Work in the category of Biography/Autobiography at the 45th NAACP Image Awards. The awards air on Feb. 12. (Photo: Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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Morgan State Professor Nominated for NAACP Award - Morgan State University professor and author MK Asante is among the nominees for Outstanding Literary Work in the category of Biography/Autobiography at the 45th NAACP Image Awards. The awards air on Feb. 12. (Photo: Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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Tuskegee University to Expand - The Department of Veterans Affairs will donate 65 unused acres and about 20 buildings to Tuskegee University in Alabama. While the property transfer is still awaiting congressional approval, the university says it will use the land to build more classrooms, dorms and research labs among other facilities. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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Tuskegee University Kicks Off Presidential Search - The Tuskegee University Board of Trustees has teamed up with AGB Search, a brand which works with higher education to help find presidents and faculty, to search for its new president. Former president Dr. Gilbert L. Rochon announced his resignation October 2013.(Photo: WikiCommons)

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Howard University Opens New Medical Training Center - Howard University opened the Health Sciences Simulation Center, a new $5 million virtual medical training facility, which will serve as an integral part of training for more than 800 health science students. The center will feel like a real doctor’s office with 10 patient exam areas.(Photo: The Washington Times/Landov)

Winston Salem Class of ?58 Reigns Supreme in Gifting - Winston Salem?s class on 1958 knows the true meaning of giving back. The university announced that the class of ?58 gave the university more than $100,000 in 2013. It was the largest single gift in the history of Winston Salem and went toward commemorating the schools 55-year anniversary. (Photo: Courtesy Winston-Salem State University)

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Winston Salem Class of ’58 Reigns Supreme in Gifting - Winston Salem’s class on 1958 knows the true meaning of giving back. The university announced that the class of ’58 gave the university more than $100,000 in 2013. It was the largest single gift in the history of Winston Salem and went toward commemorating the schools 55-year anniversary. (Photo: Courtesy Winston-Salem State University)