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Fisk University

As a leading private, liberal arts university, Fisk University fulfills a crucial role in preparing students to become successful professionals and citizens. Fisk has a rich legacy of producing scholars and leaders.  Among the many Fisk luminaries are W.E.B. DuBois, Ida B. Wells, John Hope Franklin, The Honorable Timothy Donaldson, Nikki Giovanni, Judith Jamison, Johnetta Cole, David Levering Lewis, Kym Whitley, and The Honorable John R. Lewis.

From its founding in 1866, Fisk University students have been catalysts for change locally, nationally and internationally.  The Fisk Jubilee Singers® introduced the world to the musical genre known today as the Negro spiritual.  W.E.B. DuBois and Ida B. Wells were early leaders of the quest for human rights. Fisk students Diane Nash and John Lewis were leaders of the civil rights movement that changed Nashville.

Fisk is an iconic institution steeped in tradition and history, yet dynamic and contemporary to meet the challenges of the 21st century.  As Julian Williams, “Mr. Fisk, 2013-2014,” stated:  “Fisk is small enough to know your name and large enough to meet your needs.”

Explore our website and learn more about our outstanding academic programs and faculty.  Visit our beautiful campus and learn why Fisk is a Tennessee treasure and a national landmark. 

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News

2014 Fisk Homecoming

The BLUEPRINT #SOURCEEDITION
Save the Date | Nov 9 - Nov 16

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#GIVINGTUESDAY

#GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, community organizations, businesses, students, and alumni around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Increased Enrollment For Third ConsecutiveYear

In a challenging and changing national student recruitment landscape, Fisk University has posted a third consecutive year of increased enrollment, according to preliminary fall 2014 figures.

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Events

  1. Midday Impact Bible Study

    Bible Study at midday
  2. Music on the Lawn

    Music for students to get announcements and programs during the entire year
  3. Music on the Lawn

    Music for students to get announcements and programs during the entire year
  4. Drumline MUS 281 Percussion

    This event is for the rehearsals to be held in preparation for homecoming events, basketball games and percussion performances.
  5. Basketball team practice schedule

    The basketball teams practices.
  6. Alphademics

    To provide a proper study environment for the entire student body.

Fisk University My Career Skill continuing education certificate program