Former Philander Smith president tabbed as a finalist to lead Arkansas State University in Jonesboro

BCN Staff – June 10, 2022 – Dr. Lawrence Kimbrough, who formerly led Philander Smith College in Little Rock from 2004 to 2012, is now a finalist for the chancellor’s…

Ground-breaking $10 million gift from Alice Walton Foundation expands Crystal Bridges’ access to HBCU partners

May 26, 2022 — Despite seeing the stock of the nation’s largest retailer lose $34 billion in value last week, Walmart heir and Crystal Bridges Museum founder Alice Walton chose…

BCN HBCU Corner: Six new Fortune 500 corporate executives join United Negro College Fund board to assist HBCUs

Little Rock’s Philander Smith College among UNCF’s 37 HBCU member institutions BCN Staff – May 1, 2022 – The United Negro College Fund, known widely as UNCF, recently announced the…