Howard University’s Credit Rating Cut for Third Time in Three Years

Nick Anderson, THE WASHINGTON POST   WASHINGTON (The Washington Post) — Moody’s Investors Service cut Howard University’s credit rating Friday for the third time in three years, reflecting continuing financial struggles at one of the nation’s premier historically black institutions. The agency’s rating on $290 million Read More


FAMU names alum as new band director [USA Today]

1969 grad to lead school’s marching and pep bands in wake of drum major’s hazing death. (Photo: Karl Etters, The Tallahassee Democrat) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida A&M interim President Larry Robinson on Tuesday introduced Sylvester Young as the new director of the school’s marching and pep Read More