Central State University, the historically Black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has entered into a partnership with the African Leadership Institute. The institute is a think tank that focuses on issues, policies, and practices impacting nations and people of the African continent. The institute has offices in Dayton, Ohio, and Nigeria.
Under the agreement, faculty members from universities in Nigeria will come to Central State University to conduct research. The African Leadership Institute will work to recruit Nigerian students to enroll at Central State University.
Upon signing the agreement, Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, president of Central State University, stated that “today is the day of a new beginning, a new creation between Central State University and our brothers and sisters in Nigeria.”