Tarver, Leon R. II,; Southern University and A & M College--Administration
Color photograph of Dr.Leon R. Tarver. Dr. Leon Tarver served as Southern's seventh President but, also served as the university's fourth president of the Southern University system. He served as Southern's president from 1997-2005.
Hambrecht Foundation Gift of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,200,000) Establishes First (1st) Morehouse School of Medicine Endowed Chair. New Hire - Yvonne Freeman, PhD, Vice President for Science and Technology.
Morehouse School of Medicine Passes Thirty Million Dollar ($30,000,000) National Campaign Goal. Colin Powell Delivers Commencement Address. Dr. Louis Riley is Named Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.
James E. Shepard Memorial Library, named in honor of Dr. James Edward Shepard, founder and first president of North Carolina Central University. James E. Shepard Memorial Library was constructed in 1950, annexed in 1976, and renovated in 1997 and...
University of the District of Columbia
Jesse L. Jackson (1941-) was an civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 1984 and 1988. He later served from 1991 through 1997as a shadow senator for DC. Jesse Jackson spoke at...