Missouri’s HBCUs Face Challenges Keeping Pace In Higher Education

Waiel Turner, 20, was not planning on going to college. He thought about entering the U.S. Air Force or becoming a police officer for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Enrolling at Harris-Stowe State University was strictly by happenstance. In 2017, he accompanied a friend to the campus near Grand Center where she was registering … More Missouri’s HBCUs Face Challenges Keeping Pace In Higher Education

Before Moving To New Job, HBCU President Reflects On A University’s Progress

When Harris-Stowe State University President Dwaun Warmack graduated from high school, he had a 1.7 grade-point average and did not think he was college material. Today, Warmack, 42, is one of the youngest presidents of a four-year college in the country. His journey with Harris-Stowe in St. Louis began in 2014, but come July 31, he will leave the … More Before Moving To New Job, HBCU President Reflects On A University’s Progress