ERIC Number: EJ605995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Mordecai Johnson: An Early Pillar of Black Higher Education.
McKinney, Richard I.
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, n27 p99-104 Spr 2000
Discusses Mordecai Johnson, who became Howard University's first African American president and transformed Howard into the leading center for black higher education, where students could acquire knowledge, skills, and inspiration to prepare them to make a difference in the world. During his tenure, faculty and student numbers tripled. His major achievement was bringing a cadre of black scholars to Howard. (SM)
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