Fayetteville State University Chancellor to be Honored for Work in Higher Education

Fayetteville State University (FSU)Chancellor James A. Anderson has been selected to receive the 2017 American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) Harold Delaney Exemplary Leadership Award. The award is given to individuals whose lives and careers have advanced issues of access and opportunity for Black Americans in higher education.

In notifying Anderson of his selection, AABHE stated: “Your stellar career certainly exemplifies these kinds of accomplishments.” Anderson will be honored at the National Conference on Blacks in Higher Education March 23-25, 2017 in Raleigh.

As an award recipient, Anderson and other honorees will participate in a panel discussion focusing on the conference theme. The 2017 theme is Pathways to Success in Higher Education: Transforming Lives through Education, Equity and Social Justice. The overarching goal of the 2017 conference is to encourage the creation of opportunities for critical thinking about academia in an evolving political and economic climate.

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