Resurrecting Fisk's Race Relations Institute
Hawkins, B. Denise, Black Issues in Higher Education
Resurrecting Fisk's Race Relations Institute: With $4 Million in Grants, Director Raymond Winbush Says, "We're Going to Do Something Old"
Since taking over Fisk University's Race Relations Institute two years ago, Dr. Raymond Winbush has been aggressive about revitalizing the once-prominent institute and resuscitating its showpiece -- an annual summer seminar which died sixteen years ago.
When former Fisk President Henry Ponder lured Winbush from his post as professor and director of the Black Cultural Center at Vanderbilt University, Fisk's institute had no director, no budget and few programs. Today, bolstered by more than $4 million in private and corporate grants and …
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Publication information: Article title: Resurrecting Fisk's Race Relations Institute. Contributors: Hawkins, B. Denise - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 14. Issue: 7 Publication date: May 29, 1997. Page number: 10+. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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