Historically Black Colleges, Family Sacrifices, and the American Dream

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Please join the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Saturday, January 14 for Historically Black Colleges, Family Sacrifices, and the American Dream | Diversity: Issues In Higher Education presented by Dr. Alvin J. Schexnider.Saturday, January 14 at 01:00pm EST
NYG&B Headquarters, 36 West 44th Street 7th Floor, New York, NY
Presented By Dr. Alvin J. Schexnider
Sponsored by Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society, Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

 

Dr. Schexnider possesses 40 years of higher education experience as a faculty member and senior executive at majority and historically Black colleges and universities. We hope you will join us for what promises to be a fascinating conversation.

Register online or call 212-755-8532 x208 with questions.

About the Presenter

Alvin J. Schexnider, Ph.D., (shown in photo)  is principal consultant at Schexnider & Associates, LLC, a management and executive development consulting firm where he specializes in executive coaching and governance. Before retiring in 2007 he was executive vice president and interim president Norfolk State University. Following an 18 month hiatus he came out of retirement to restore a sense of normalcy to Thomas Nelson Community College which he led from 2008 to 2011. A former chancellor of Winston-Salem State University, he has held faculty and administrative positions at public and private institutions including Syracuse University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Wake Forest University.

A native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, he earned a B.A. degree in political science at Grambling State University. He received the M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University where he held Norman Wait Harris, Ford Foundation and Woodrow Wilson fellowships. In 2004 he completed the Minority Director Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Dr. Schexnider is the author of Saving Black Colleges (Palgrave Macmillan 2013) and the co-author of Blacks and the Military (Brookings Institution 1982) and has written extensively on public management and higher education. He formerly served on the editorial boards of Public Administration Review and the Journal of Power and Ethics. He was featured in two documentaries regarding construction of the Alaska Canada Highway, one produced for American Legacy in 2003 and another produced for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) A