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Fisk President’s Tenure Off to a Strong Start

Nashville, Tenn., July 17, 2018  – For two consecutive years, Fisk University has posted record fundraising totals. The unaudited fundraising totals exceeded $7.7 Million (excluding private grants) and alumni giving participation increased to over 33%. The turnaround, in large part, can be attributed to a growing number of Nashville donors and a tremendously dedicated group of alumni ambassadors.

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Dr. Danisha Williams Named Director of Admission; Dr. Larry Glover Named Athletics Director at Fisk University

Nashville, Tenn., June 20, 2018 – Fisk University appoints Dr. Danisha Williams to the position of director of admission, where she will oversee student recruiting and admission policies and standards.  Dr. Larry Glover will serve as the athletics director.  Previously Dr. Williams served as the assistant dean of admission. Dr. Glover served in a dual role as director of athletics and head men’s basketball coach.

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SACSCOC Determines Fisk University Retains Full Accreditation with Period of 12-Month Probation to Show Improvement

SACSCOC Determines Fisk University Retains Full Accreditation with Period of 12-Month Probation to Show Improvement  
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Response to NPR MDHA Affordable Housing Story

Recently, Nashville Public Radio (WPLN-FM) published a news story regarding collaboration between Fisk University and the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA).

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14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to Deliver 2018 Commencement Address at Fisk University

14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to Deliver 2018 Commencement Address at Fisk University

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Dr. Sajid Hussain Selected to Attend Faculty-in-Residence Program at Google

Dr.�Sajid�Hussain, Associate Professor, Computer Science (CS),�is selected to�attend Faculty-in-Residence program of Google at Mountain View, CA, from June 4 – June 29 (4 weeks), 2018.

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Dr. Arnold Burger to Head Fisk University's Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee

Fisk University announced today that Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives and Professor of Physics, Dr. Arnold Burger, who has served as Vice Provost since 2008, will lead the search committee for the next Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs (Provost/VPAA).

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Pre-College Summer Program Application Deadline Extended!

Pre-College summer program application deadline extended until May 15, 2018.

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Fisk University Recognizes Earth Day with New Tobacco-Free Campus Announcement

University Announces Plan to Convert Smoke-Free Campus into Tobacco-Free Premises

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Gender Studies Partnering with SGA to Host Sexual Assault Awareness Event

Gender Studies Partnering SGA to Host Sexual Assault Awareness Event

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20th Annual Fisk Research Symposium

The 20th Annual Fisk Research Symposium will take place on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. For this year’s event, we’ll showcase student research with poster presentations in the Franklin Library (9:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm) and oral presentations in Park Johnson Hall (8:00 am - 3:00 pm).

At 3:00 pm, Franklin Library, we’ll hold a 20th Anniversary celebration honoring Dr. Princilla Evans-Morris, who directed the very first Symposium.

The schedule is listed below – we hope to see you at some of the sessions!

For more information, please check�http://sajidfisk.com/frs18.

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Fisk University Announces 89th Annual Spring Arts Festival, April 2- 8

The weeklong celebration will feature a live production of The Wiz

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Rising to the Occasion in a Challenging Political Climate: Fisk University to Host a Leadership and Politics Luncheon Featuring Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson on April 4

Fisk Alumni Wilson Will Serve as Keynote Speaker. CBS News Reporter DeMarco Morgan Will Host the Event.

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India.Arie to Headline Ryman Auditorium with The Fisk Jubilee Singers®

INDIA.ARIE TO HEADLINE THE RYMAN AUDITORIUM WITH THE FISK JUBILEE SINGERS

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Fisk University Receives $1 Million Gift from Board of Trustees Member

Fisk University has announced a $1 million gift from Robert W. Norton, a retired Pfizer executive and member of the Fisk University Board of Trustees, and his wife Janice. The Norton’s gift will be used to provide scholarships for deserving students.

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