Sixty-five HBCU presidents and chancellors wrote a joint letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell asking for their support in passing the Build Back Better legislation. Citing historic investments in HBCUs and other institutions serving students of color, the group warned of the "unsustainable" trend in increasing financial inequity. 

With a surging delta variant and the fiercest hurricane to hit land in recent memory, many communities are fighting to stay afloat.


The president of Dillard University has penned an op-ed criticizing HBCU board members following the controversial firing of Texas Southern University's president.

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Actress Regina Hall received an honorary degree from Dillard University.


Dr. Samuel D. Cook, an academic trailblazer of the Civil Right era, was a president of Dillard University.


David Duke made his way over to Dillard University in New Orleans to participate in a debate against other candidates running for a spot on the Louisiana Senate, and his presence was immediately protested.

School Name: Dillard University Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Year Founded: 1869 Number of Students: 1,249 undergraduate students Specialty Programs: Nursing Greek Life: • Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Inc. • Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi Inc., Phi […]