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CBC Applauds Appointments to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
By Sentinel News Service
Published June 1, 2016

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement commending President Barack Obama’s recent appointments to the Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities:

“I was happy to hear of the President’s plan to appoint three remarkable leaders to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Phyliss Craig-Taylor brings a wealth of experience in academia at numerous universities across the country.  Dr. Lillian Lowery is a trusted scholar with past experience serving on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.  Marian Wright Edelman has made a career of creating opportunity for youth as president of the Children’s Defense Fund and through her work with the NAACP legal Defense and Educational Fund.  I am confident that each of these women will work to continually improve our institutions to produce future leaders and innovators who will propel America forward.”

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