Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey Appears on Politico Roland Martin's Digital Show to Talk About the $30,000,000 DonationHAMPTON, Va. - (July 31, 2020) – Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey, appeared on politico Roland Martin’s digital show Wednesday night to speak about the $30,000,000 donation to the school by Ms. MacKenzie Scott, the largest, single gift in Hampton’s history. Dr. Harvey was interviewed on Martin’s digital show, “#RolandMartinUnfiltered,” via the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications’ ReadyCam on-site studio. On the show, Martin asked Dr. Harvey about the donation. “I am pleased and thankful to Ms. Scott. A lot of people do a lot of talking, but she actually acted. She gave away $1.7 billion! She actually gave to six HBCUs, along with support to UNCF and she also gave it to Thurgood Marshall. I am just very thankful to her,” Dr. Harvey said to Martin. During the interview, Dr. Harvey revealed how the funding will be used. “This is going to be a transformational gift for us and for these …
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HAMPTON, Va. (July 28, 2020) – Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey is pleased to announce that the University has received the largest, single gift in the school’s history from Ms. Mackenzie Scott. Ms. Scott made the announcement public today, saying “I pledged to give the majority of my wealth back to the society that helped generate it, [and] to do it thoughtfully.”
HAMPTON, Va. - (July 28, 2020) – Recognized nationally, the latest Hampton University Center for Public Policy (CPP) poll reveals Virginians attitudes about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on their lives generally, from an employment perspective, financially, and how they feel about the response to the pandemic by state and national leaders. While the majority of Virginians are pleased with Governor Ralph Northam and his handling of the response to …
HAMPTON, Va. (July 18, 2020) – Hampton University president, Dr. William R. Harvey and the entire Hampton University community are mourning the loss of a powerful champion of human rights who gave voice to the needs of those whose voices were stifled if not silenced, through oppression and disenfranchisement. Congressman Lewis passed away on Friday after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 80.
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