Stillman College Faces Major Financial Obstacles

Cynthia Warrick, interim president of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, sent out an urgent letter to alumni pleading for donations. President Warrick said that the college needs to raise $275,000 to make a loan repayment in April. Furthermore, Dr. Warrick said that the college needs $2.8 million to cover debt payments through August.

Dr. Warrick became interim president of Stillman College this past January. In recent years, Dr. Warrick has twice filled the role of interim president at other historically Black universities; South Carolina State University and Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Dr. Warrick is a graduate of Howard University, where she majored in pharmacy. She earned a master’s degree in public policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and a doctorate in environmental science and public policy at George Mason University.

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