It is not uncommon for the challenges of HBCUs to be prominently featured in local, regional and national news. The general public and even HBCU alumni, students and leaders tend to assume the worst when these institutions’ stories hit news outlets. After news of HBCUs’ accreditation status being threatened reported several months ago, we wondered about leaders’ reactions. We invited higher education leadership expert Dr. Charlie Nelms back to the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast to offer his thoughts.
Dr. Nelms shares his thoughts on several levels. The former chancellor of North Carolina Central University discusses how HBCU leaders can successfully navigate social media, internal communication, the tough decisions they face, and the positive effects of engaged HBCU alumni during adversity. Dr. Nelms shared some of these thoughts in his HBCU Lifestyle blog [...]