California's Humboldt University Names First Black President

Nicole Rojas
May 31, 2019 - 5:00

Humboldt State University (HSU) announced on May 22 that the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Tom Jackson, Jr. as the university’s eighth president. Jackson, who previously served as the president of Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota, is HSU’s first African American president. He will replace Lisa Rossbacher after she retires in June following five years at HSU. “Dr. Jackson has been an inspirational leader who has demonstrable success at the highest levels of university administration,” CSU Trustee Peter Taylor, chair of the HSU search...

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