ASU's Ross Joins FCC Commissioner Starks' HBCU President's Roundtable
ASU President Quinton T. Ross Jr. (photo-credit: David Campbell/ASU).
All members of the panel, led by Commissioner Starks, understand the need and urgency for our schools, students and faculty to remain connected. Today, distance learning is more important than ever as schools have turned to it in earnest to protect the health of students and all university employees. In order to facilitate distance learning, HBCUs across the country have found creative solutions to address broadband connectivity for their students and employees who live in all areas of the United States.
PARTICIPANTS IN THE ROUNDTABLE
This event will feature special remarks from U.S. Representative Alma Adams (NC-12), U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield (NC-01) and convene presidents and leadership from various HBCUs from across the nation.
The event's confirmed panelists include:
Dr. Quinton T. Ross Jr., President of Alabama State University
Dr. M. Christopher Brown II, President of Kentucky State University
Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University
Dr. George T. French Jr., President of Clark Atlanta University
Dr. Larry Robinson, President of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Mr. Tom Jackson, Vice Chancellor, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Dr. Adebisi Oladipupo, Vice President for Information Technology of Morgan State University
For additional information about the roundtable, please contact Alisa Valentin in the office of Commissioner Geoffrey Starks (202) 418-2500 or Alisa.Valentin@fcc.gov.