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Black College Fund Council of Presidents

The fund supports the 11 historically black colleges and universities related to the church — the largest number of black colleges and universities backed by any church body in the United States. The presidents of these institutions make up the Black College Fund Council of Presidents. Scroll below to find their names and contact information for their offices.

Bennett College
Dr. Gwendolyn O’Neal, Interim President

Bethune-Cookman University
Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite

Claflin University
Dr. Dwuan Warmack

Clark Atlanta University
Dr. George T. French, Jr. (effective Sept. 1, 2019)

Dillard University
Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough

Huston-Tillotson University
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

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GBHEM works with the International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges and Universities (IAMSCU) to increase educational opportunities across the globe.

In the U.S., GBHEM partners with the National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church (NASCUMC) to expand access to higher education.

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Learn about grant funding offered for theological education and pastoral formation in all the Central Conferences in Africa, Europe and the Philippines.