LB09 Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Needed Now More Than Ever

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LB09 Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Needed Now More Than Ever

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September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been in existence for around 168 years providing higher education opportunities to African American students and others who had long been denied entry to Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs). In this session we will learn about the history of HBCUs and about the history of Lincoln University. We will compare and contrast the ideology, mission, and circumstances of southern and northern HBCUs and PWIs. We will look at successes and challenges facing the HBCUs of today.

About the instructor: Dr. James DeBoy.

James DeBoy (Ph.D., University of Delaware, M.S., Springfield College, B.S., Ursinus College) served 44 years at Lincoln University as a professor of health and physical education, therapeutic recreation, and health science. He was a department chair for 22 of those years. Dr. DeBoy has delivered professional papers at national and international conferences and has published academic journals on the topics of human cognition and metacognition, obesity prevention, assessments of student learning, and faculty governance in higher education. Since retiring in 2019, he splits his time between southwest Florida and the Jersey Shore, where he enjoys playing pickle ball, golfing, kayaking, bicycling, fishing, reading, traveling, and penning letters to the editor.


September 29
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Dock Woods – Chapel and Zoom
275 Dock Drive
Lansdale, PA United States
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