Thurgood Marshall College Fund President and CEO to serve as SUNO’s commencement speaker, May 10
- 4/10/2014 -
Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and chief executive officer of the
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), will serve as the speaker for the
Southern University at New Orleans 2014 Commencement Saturday, May 10
at 4 p.m. in Kiefer Lakefont Arena.
Named one of the "Power 100”
by Ebony Magazine in its 2011 list of the 100 most influential African
Americans, Taylor leads the only national organization representing
nearly 300,000 students attending this country’s 47 public Historically
Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). With approximately 80 percent
of all HBCU students attending TMCF member-schools, the organization is
responsible for providing this country with a robust and diverse
pipeline of talented workers and future leaders.