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Senior Education Department Officials to Deliver Remarks at Second Annual Conference of the HBCU General Education Alliance


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Event Date 1: May 29, 2012 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and Director of the White House Initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) John Wilson will deliver keynote remarks at the opening session of the Second Annual HBCU General Education Alliance Conference on Tuesday, May 29 at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. Kanter and Wilson will highlight recent efforts by the Department to keep college affordable for millions of students, including those attending minority serving institutions, while boosting program quality and completion to help ensure Americans remain competitive in the 21st century global economy. They will participate in a Q&A session following their remarks.

The theme of the conference, which will run from May 29 to 31, is "Blueprints for Educating the African American Student."


Event 1
Who : Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
Director of the White House Initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities John Wilson
What : Remarks at the Second Annual Conference of the HBCU General Education Alliance
When : Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Where : Shaw University—Estey Hall
118 East South Street
Raleigh, N.C.
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