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PVAMU President Ruth Simmons and Taraji P. Henson appointed to Biden’s historically Black college board

President Biden has appointed Prairie View A&M University’s president, Dr. Ruth Simmons, and award-winning actress and philanthropist, Taraji P. Henson, to serve on the presidential advisory board on HBCUs. According to an announcement from the White House on Thursday, these appointees are among the nine men and nine women...
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Dr. Ruth Simmons Will Step Down As President of Prairie View A&M University

After five years, Dr. Ruth Simmons is stepping down as president of Prairie View A&M University. According to KTRK-TV, Simmons, who joined the HBCU in 2017, said in a statement: “Be assured that while I will step down from the presidency, my work for Prairie View A&M will not cease. Many supporters from around the country have initiated programs and offered support to the University, and I must assure them not only of my unwavering gratitude but also of my continued dedication to fulfilling the promises made to them when they elected to partner with and support the University.”
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Dr. Ruth Simmons Will Step Down As President Of Prairie View A&M University

After five years, Dr. Ruth Simmons is stepping down as president of Prairie View A&M University. According to KTRK-TV, Simmons, who joined the HBCU in 2017, said in a statement: "Be assured that while I will step down from the presidency, my work for Prairie View A&M will not cease. Many supporters from around the country have initiated programs and offered support to the University, and I must assure them not only of my unwavering gratitude but also of my continued dedication to fulfilling the promises made to them when they elected to partner with and support the University."
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Prairie View A&M President Ruth Simmons to step down

Ruth Simmons, president of Prairie View A&M University and a leading voice in higher education for decades, plans to step down. Simmons announced her decision in a message to the Prairie View community Friday, writing that "it is evident to me that a new leader must assume responsibility for advancing the University to a new level of excellence in student outcomes, faculty achievement and research output." She has been at the helm of the public, historically Black university since 2017.
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