HBCUs Losing Black Students

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  • Willie Pearson Willie Pearson

Willie Pearson, professor in the School of History and Sociology, was quoted in the article “HBCUs Losing Black Students” in Science & Enterprise July 10, 2020.


Despite the positives achieved by HBCUs in science and engineering, the rates of STEM graduates at HBCUs have fallen “quite dramatically” in recent years, said Willie Pearson, a professor of sociology in the School of History, Technology, and Society at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He looks at STEM studies at HBCUs. And he said the percentage of science bachelor’s degrees awarded to Blacks from HBCUs has been flat or declining, depending on the area of study, for the last several years. 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of History and Sociology

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