Fisk University is one of several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) making gains in enrollment. The Covid-19 pandemic led to enrollment decreases and financial difficulties for HBCUs. These gains in enrollment are due to an appreciation of the contributions HBCUs made to black culture.
“HBCUs as Engines of Black Economic Mobility’’, an article by McKinsey Consulting, which is a management accounting firm established by a University of Chicago profess in 1926, lists five activities that HBCUs can provide to accelerate black economic mobility. HBCUs were and are still engaged in