U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander proposal would designate long-term funding for HBCUs

October 8, 2019 | The Tennessean

Tennessee’s historically black colleges and universities could be in line for a revamp in how they are funded under newly introduced federal legislation.

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s proposal is one of several of a bipartisan package of bills that would make changes for minority-serving colleges across the country. His proposal would designate $255 million in permanent and mandatory funds each year for HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions.

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