Rice University Enhances Its Partnership With Historically Black Texas Southern University

Rice University and historically Black Texas Southern University have announced a partnership to share resources, expertise, and best practices to build stronger bridges between the institutions and the community.

According to a statement from the university, “Rice is committed to creating a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion on its campus, and one way to accomplish that is by creating partnerships such as the one with TSU. The partnership will bring many benefits, contributing to the growth and success of both institutions and promoting greater equity and inclusion in higher education and beyond.

“We recognize that the success of both of our institutions and our society as a whole depends on the full participation and engagement of all individuals from a range of backgrounds and experiences,” said Reginald DesRoches, president of Rice University. “We are committed to working together to create a strong partnership that ensures every member of our community has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.”

“Texas Southern University is an elite HBCU focused on transforming the lives of its students while responding to the grand challenges plaguing corporate America and urban communities,” added Lesia Crumpton-Young, president of Texas Southern University. “This partnership with Rice will advance our efforts to achieve this mission and attain unprecedented success at an accelerated pace. Our partnership will greatly benefit Houston and citizens throughout Texas.”

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Pew Research Center Provides Insight into Share of Black-Owned Businesses in the United States

Through analyzing data from the United States Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation, the Pew Research Center found that Black-owned businesses make up 3 percent of companies and earn 1 percent of gross revenue in the United States.

Martin Lemellle Appointed the Eleventh President of Grambling State University

Dr. Martin Lemelle has been serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Study Finds Elementary School Teachers More Likely to Discipline Black Boys than White Peers

“It is important to understand how race and racism shape children’s earliest school experiences,” wrote study author, Dr. Calvin Zimmerman. “Even for students as young as 6 years old, schools perpetuate existing social and educational inequalities.”

Johnnetta Betsch Cole Appointed President-In-Residence of the United Negro College Fund Capital Campaign

“With her immense expertise and passion for education, Dr. Cole will play a pivotal role in advancing the goals of our capital campaign and UNCF’s mission of ensuring equal access to higher education for underrepresented students of color,” said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund.

Featured Jobs