Recently, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour announced a proposal to merge Mississippi's three historically Black universities (among other state agencies) as a way to address the state's fiscal crisis. Just over 48 percent of the roughly 26,000 Black students attending public four-year institutions in Mississippi attend predominately White institutions, according to the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning Fall 2008 Enrollment Fact Book.
An Interesting Invitation to Discuss the Future of HBCUs James T Minor Diverse Issues in Higher Education; Mar 18, 2010; 27, 3; Docstoc pg. 24 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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