Friday, February 26, 2010

TSU President Melvin N. Johnson visits White House for Signing of Executive Order

WASHINGTON - Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, 4:40 p.m., EST (3:40 p.m., Nashville local time) - U.S. President Barack Obama will sign an executive order for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the East Room. 

Tennessee State University President Melvin N. Johnson joins a select group of presidents invited to the White House to attend this event.

In the order, Obama will highlight the role historically black colleges have played in America’s educational system. The event is designed to demonstrate the administration’s commitment to assisting historically black colleges accomplish their educational mission.

To watch the event live, access the White House’s live video stream at

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