Thursday, November 15, 2018
CLOSE
 
Historically-Black Medical College in Tennessee Lays Off 55
By Associated Press
Published July 5, 2018

One of the largest and oldest historically-Black medical colleges in the nation has laid off 55 employees in Tennessee.

The Tennesseean reports Meharry Medical College confirmed Thursday that it let go about 6.5 percent of its workforce this week.

Meharry President James Hildreth announced the layoffs in a letter Wednesday and said they were needed to “adjust our workforce to optimize our resources and align them to our mission.”

College spokeswoman Laura Stephens says the cuts include executive and administrative employees but no faculty. A school news release says it’s the largest private, independent historically Black academic health center dedicatedly to educating minority and other health professionals.

Categories: National
Tags: | | |

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!



Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
85 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.
SEARCH:    

Legends


Photo of the Day
Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





WBOK 1230am
Real Talk For Real Times
A Bakewell Media Company

LA Watts Times


TOS-Cookbook-Web

© 2018 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

Contact UsAboutMedia KitCorrections & Misprints

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of SoulWBOK 1230am

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »