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Alcorn State president Christopher Brown wins award

APLU’s Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE) has named Alcorn State University President M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D., as the 2013 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions to increasing diversity and access in the higher education community. Brown is the first president of a historically black college or university (HBCU) to be honored with the CADE ...

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Fraternity recognizes Alcorn president Christopher Brown

Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II is the recipient of the 2013 Image Award for Education from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. In 2012, Brown was instrumental in welcoming nearly 60 children from surrounding communities to Alcorn’s inaugural Children Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom School. Now in its second year, the program continues to benefit kids from nearby communities. ...

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Myrlie Evers, Christopher Brown take home awards

Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II has earned the title of Male HBCU President of the Year from the Center for HBCU Media Advocacy. Brown, who in 2010 at the age of 39 became the youngest HBCU president in the nation, had his contract extended in 2012 by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. ...

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Brown appointed trustee

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has elected Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II to its board of trustees. Brown’s tenure begins January 2012 and ends December 2015. Brown is not new to accreditation work having previously functioned as an assessment consultant for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Additionally, Brown was ...

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Brown earns award

The president of Alcorn State University has received an award from a Pennsylvania State University alumni group. Penn State’s College of Education Alumni Society has chosen Dr. Christopher Brown for its 2011 Excellence in Education Award – the highest honor bestowed on alumni by the society. Brown, Alcorn’s 18th president, earned a doctorate in higher education from Penn State after ...

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Alcorn State has new president

JACKSON — Alcorn State University has a new president. The Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning announced Tuesday the unanimous decision to hire Christopher Brown for the position. Alcorn State has been without a permanent leader since George Ross stepped down in February to become president of Central Michigan University. Norris Edney, a longtime ASU faculty ...

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JSU, Alcorn pres candidates picked

JACKSON — Carolyn Meyers, a past president of Norfolk State University, was named Monday as the preferred candidate for president of Jackson State University. If formally named president, Meyers would be the first woman to lead Jackson State. The College Board also announced the selection of Christopher Brown, the current executive vice president at Fisk University, as the preferred candidate ...

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