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

The firing of the president of Texas Southern University and the resignation of the president of Jackson State University have drawn attention to an apparent increasing turnover rate among leadership at HBCUs in recent years.

Dr. Austin Lane, who was fired as president of HBCU Texas Southern University, spoke out in defense over an alleged admissions scandal that prompted his termination.