NAACP Wants West Virginia State to Be Granted University Status
NOTEWORTHY NEWS: NAACP WANTS WEST VIRGINIA STATE TO BE GRANTED UNIVERSITY STATUS
CHARLESTON, W. VA.
The state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wants historically Black West Virginia State College to become a university, which a leading legislator says is part of a logical next step to improving higher education.
"There is lots of merit to the idea," says Delegate John Doyle, D-Jefferson, chairman of the House Finance Committee's higher education subcommittee. "I believe that almost all the state colleges should be universities."
The annual state conference of the NAACP was held last month in Harpers …
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Publication information: Article title: NAACP Wants West Virginia State to Be Granted University Status. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 17. Issue: 15 Publication date: September 14, 2000. Page number: 14. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.