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Council of 1890s Officers

The Council of 1890s Officers serve as ex-officio members of all committees of the Council. The chair, in consultation with the Council, (1) calls meetings of the Officers and the Council; (2) establishes an agenda and presides at meetings of the Officers and the Council; and (3) appoints chairs and members of standing and ad hoc committees as appropriate.

The chair-elect is elected every three years by members of the Council and shall succeed to the chair and past-chair. The chair-elect is responsible for planning the annual meeting and/or program in conjunction with the program committee of the Council. The two (2) Members-at-large shall be elected every two years by members of the Council.


Makola M. Abdullah
Virginia State University
Kent Smith, Jr.
Langston University
Immediate Past-Chair
Paul Jones
Fort Valley State University
Vice Chair
Tony Allen
Fort Valley State University
Member At-Large 
Heidi Anderson
Dr. Heidi M.
The University of Maryland
Eastern Shore
Member At-Large 

All correspondence to the Council of 1890 Universities should be forwarded to The Office of Access and Success at:

Council of 1890 Universities
Office of Access and Success
1307 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-478-6034

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