In a presidential proclamation observing 2011 HBCU Week, President Obama remarked:
HBCUs continue a proud tradition as vibrant centers of intellectual inquiry and engines of scientific discovery and innovation. New waves of students, faculty, and alumni are building on their rich legacies and helping America achieve our goal of once again leading the world in having the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020.
See how our nation’s HBCUs are holding up to the challenge:
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