HBCU Review: Morris Brown College Strikes a Multimillion-Dollar Deal

Plus, HBCU think tank talks increasing enrollment.

Morris Brown College Strikes a Multimillion-Dollar Deal - Central State University launches a green initiative, Clark Atlanta University now has a Phi Kappa Phi chapter, plus more HBCU headlines. ?LaToya BowlahMorris Brown, Georgia?s first historically Black college, settled on a multimillion-dollar deal with FD LLC to restructure and reorganize the school?s finances. In 2002, Morris Brown lost its accreditation for its involvement in a financial mismanagement scandal. The proposed deal will allegedly allow Morris Brown to be re-accredited. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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Morris Brown College Strikes a Multimillion-Dollar Deal - Central State University launches a green initiative, Clark Atlanta University now has a Phi Kappa Phi chapter, plus more HBCU headlines. —LaToya BowlahMorris Brown, Georgia’s first historically Black college, settled on a multimillion-dollar deal with FD LLC to restructure and reorganize the school’s finances. In 2002, Morris Brown lost its accreditation for its involvement in a financial mismanagement scandal. The proposed deal will allegedly allow Morris Brown to be re-accredited. (Photo: WikiCommons)

Tennessee State University President Will Address the State of Education - Among the speakers at the 42nd Annual Rainbow Push Coalition International Convention in Chicago will be Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover. Glover is expected to respond to the State of Education address given by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president of PUSH for Excellence. (Photo: Courtesy of Tennessee State University)

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Tennessee State University President Will Address the State of Education - Among the speakers at the 42nd Annual Rainbow Push Coalition International Convention in Chicago will be Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover. Glover is expected to respond to the State of Education address given by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, president of PUSH for Excellence. (Photo: Courtesy of Tennessee State University)

Christopher Brown Is the Male HBCU President of the Year - Alcorn State University President Christopher Brown was named Male HBCU President of the Year at the Center for HBCU Media Advocacy?s third annual HBCU Awards. In 2010 Brown became the youngest HBCU president in the nation at 39. (Photo: Courtesy of Alcorn State University)

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Christopher Brown Is the Male HBCU President of the Year - Alcorn State University President Christopher Brown was named Male HBCU President of the Year at the Center for HBCU Media Advocacy’s third annual HBCU Awards. In 2010 Brown became the youngest HBCU president in the nation at 39. (Photo: Courtesy of Alcorn State University)

Federal Leadership - Aiming to set an example for the American people and abroad, the federal government plans to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. Since 2008, federal agencies have reduced greenhouse gas pollution by more than 15 percent, "the equivalent of permanently taking 1.5 million cars off the road," according to the president's report. (Photo: Flickr Vision/GettyImages)

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White House Initiative on HBCUs Interim Director Is Named - Dr. Joel Harrell, a former Clark Atlanta University administrator, has been named the second interim executive director to run the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities by the U.S. Department of Education. The agency represents the interests of historically Black institutions within the federal government. (Photo: Getty Images)

Central State Hosts 85th National Technical Association Conference - Central State University, an HBCU in Ohio, will host the National Technical Association's 85th annual national conference Sept. 18-Sept. 20. Dot Harris, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, U.S. Department of Energy, will serve as the keynote speaker. (Photo: Courtesy of Central State University)

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Central State University Launches a Green Initiative - Central State University will begin campus renovations. The $20 million initiative will focus on making the campus energy efficient by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption. The university also said that the improvements will save $14.5 million over the 15-year project. (Photo: Courtesy of Central State University)

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Howard University Student Killed  - Howard University student Omar Sykes, 22, was shot and killed during an attempted robbery by two unidentified suspects. Sykes was a junior majoring in marketing and a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. (Photo: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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Howard University Student Killed  - Howard University student Omar Sykes, 22, was shot and killed during an attempted robbery by two unidentified suspects. Sykes was a junior majoring in marketing and a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. (Photo: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

A&M Names a New Head Coach for the Women's Basketball Team - Dawn Brown, the assistant women?s basketball coach at Prairie View A&M University, is named interim head coach of the team. Brown is regarded as the program?s top recruiter and will head a program that has championed three consecutive SWAC women?s basketball tournaments. (Photo: Courtesy of Praire View A&M University)

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A&M Names a New Head Coach for the Women's Basketball Team - Dawn Brown, the assistant women’s basketball coach at Prairie View A&M University, is named interim head coach of the team. Brown is regarded as the program’s top recruiter and will head a program that has championed three consecutive SWAC women’s basketball tournaments. (Photo: Courtesy of Praire View A&M University)

Delaware College of Engineering Selects a New Dean - Babatunde A. Ogunnaike became the new dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. Ogunnaike, who joined the faculty in 2002, graduated from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. He holds a master?s degree and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  (Photo: Courtesy of University of Delaware/Kathy Flickinger)

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Delaware College of Engineering Selects a New Dean - Babatunde A. Ogunnaike became the new dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware. Ogunnaike, who joined the faculty in 2002, graduated from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  (Photo: Courtesy of University of Delaware/Kathy Flickinger)

HBCU Think Tank Talks Education  - A group of eight deans from historically Black colleges and universities confronted issues regarding the education of African-Americans and other minorities at a Rutgers think tank. Among the major concerns of deans were increasing the enrollment and retention of students and teacher-licensing examinations. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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HBCU Think Tank Talks Education  - A group of eight deans from historically Black colleges and universities confronted issues regarding the education of African-Americans and other minorities at a Rutgers think tank. Among the major concerns of deans were increasing the enrollment and retention of students and teacher-licensing examinations. (Photo: WikiCommons)

Clark Atlanta University Now Has a Phi Kappa Phi Chapter - Clark Atlanta University is the first HBCU to be granted a chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Kappa Phi was found in 1875 at the University of Maine. It is the oldest and one of the most selective honor societies in the U.S. (Photo: REUTERS/Tami Chappell /Landov)

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Clark Atlanta University Now Has a Phi Kappa Phi Chapter - Clark Atlanta University is the first HBCU to be granted a chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Kappa Phi was found in 1875 at the University of Maine. It is the oldest and one of the most selective honor societies in the U.S. (Photo: REUTERS/Tami Chappell /Landov)