February 5, 2024

Centenary University President Dr. Dale Caldwell is interviewed for Black History Month. Watch the video or download the PDF.


“Successful because of diversity”: Centenary President discusses founding black halls of fame

February is Black History Month, though the head of Centenary University is devoted to educating people about black history all year long. He co-founded the Black Excellence Alliance, which highlights black history and accomplishments via different halls of fame.

“My dad knew and marched arm and arm with Dr. King, and my mom was a school teacher, and they grew up in the South, and so they grew up around segregation,” said Dr. Dale Caldwell, Centenary University’s first African American president.


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