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HBCU Campaign Chancellor/President Tuesday - Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan

DrKevinWCosby_zpswq5sylnz.jpgEvery Tuesday the D.J's Music Site HBCU Campaign Fund organization will highlight a HBCU Chancellor or President. This is in promotion of our social media campaign to bring awareness and support the excellence of historically black colleges and universities.

This Tuesday (7/14/15), we highlighted Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan, (pictured on the right with Tom Joyner), President of Tougaloo College.

Dr. Beverly Wade Hogan has served as President at Tougaloo College since May 2002. She is the first woman and the 13th president to lead the historic institution.

A native of Mississippi, Hogan earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Tougaloo College and Masters in Public Policy and Administration from Jackson State University. She also has done additional studies at the University of Southern Mississippi and University of Georgia. She is engaged in further doctoral studies in human development and organizational leadership at Fielding Graduate University. She holds Honorary Doctorates in Humanities from Wiley College and Rust College, Doctorate of Humane Letters from Benedict College and has earned numerous certificates in leadership development, organizational management and administrative law.

Prior to becoming President, Hogan served as the College's Interim President, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, founding director of the Owens Health and Wellness Center, and Executive Assistant to the President. An effective and committed leader, she served as the Commissioner for the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission, the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Federal State Programs and the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association in Hinds County and the state of Mississippi. She has been an adjunct instructor in leadership and public policy at Jackson State University and a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University. Additionally she has been involved with employment and educational training programs in Denmark, Sweden and West Germany in affiliation with the German Marshall Fund. She has been a scholar with the Kettering Foundation where her research focus was Higher Education and Civic Responsibility, a participant and presenter in the Oxford Roundtable at Oxford University, England and a participant in leadership seminars at Harvard University.

Under Hogan's leadership, Tougaloo College has development new degree programs in mass communications, hotel and hospitality management, and religious studies. A new Honors Programs and three centers have been established -- the Center for Undergraduate Research, the Center for Continuing Education and Professional Studies, and the Center for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility as well as an Office of International Affairs. The College has also been designated as a Center of Excellence in Transportation Security by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Hogan has received extensive recognition for her trailblazing contribution. She has authored and published works on many topics. She also serves on various boards, including the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, Jackson Medical Mall Foundation, National Issues Forum Institute, National Institute of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Advisory Council, William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation and RAND's Gulf States Policy Initiative. She is also a member of the national board of directors for the United Negro College Fund, the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Count of Independent Colleges, the National Association for Independent Colleges and the Leadership Alliance and serves as Chair of the Council for Higher Education of the United Church of Christ. Hogan was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve on the President's Board of Advisors on HBCUs. Just recently, she was selected by the Department of Defense to serve on the National Committee for HBCU/MI Programs. Hogan is also a founding member and former president of the Central Mississippi Chapter, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Links, Inc.

Hogan is married to her husband Marvin, who has two adult sons and five grandchildren.


For more information about Tougaloo College, visit www.tougaloo.edu

Source: https://www.tougaloo.edu/administration/office-president

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