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  AUGUST 2015
1902

ESPN.com - Katrina: The Life It Stole, The Future It Gave Back [Maya Jones ‘12]

1903 NOLA.com - Xavier University Receives $8.3 Million Grant for Pharmacy Program
1902 N.O. CityBusiness - Xavier Receives $8.3M Grant for Pharmacy Program
1903 Indianapolis Recorder - Black Male Enrollment Declines in Med Schools
1902 HBCU Digest - The Private HBCU - Where Administrative Privilege Can Equal Progress
1903 NOLA.com - 4 New Orleans colleges in Princeton Review's 'Best 380'
1902 MyNewOrleans.com - Heroes of the Recovery [Norman C. Francis '52]
1903 Atlanta JnCon - For Xavier Alum, Attending the School was "the Best Decision of My Life"
  JULY 2015
1902 Diverse Issues - Long-Serving Former XU President Says HBCUs Face "Tough Decade"
1903 U.S. News - 10 Most Diverse Historically Black Colleges
1902 JBHE - College Choice Website Ranks Nation's HBCUs
1903 Forbes - From Storm to STEM: Rebuilding Xavier University
1902 Clarion Herald - Childhood in Haiti, Brooklyn Shaped Xavier's Chief
1903 Houma Today - Student Helps NASA Build a Better Battery (Jere Williams)
1902 OAD.net - 100 Most Affordable Selective Small Colleges for Accounting (XU #67)
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier Named 'Best Buy' in 2016 Fiske Guide to Colleges
1902 NOLA.com - On His Last Day [Dr. Norman C. Francis '52]
1903 Examiner.com - Bonding to the Beat
1902 Diverse Issues - The Legacy of Dr. Norman C. Francis and Xavier University
  JUNE 2015
1903 Diverse Issues - Social Media Increasing Fundraising Efforts at Colleges and Universities
1902 NOLA.com - XU Cuts the Ribbon on Its New Fitness Center
1903 N.O. Advocate - Otis Washington ['61] Heads to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
1902 U.S. Catholic - Norman Francis: A Legacy of Change
1903 HBCU Buzz - New President for XULA
1902 NOLA.com - Chinese Language Course is a Success at Several New Orleans Schools
1903 Meridian Star - Retiring Xavier President to be Honored at Alumni Legacy Jazz Brunch
1902 L.A. Sentinel - Dr. Norman C. Francis a Life Committed to Educating OUR Children
1903 NOLA.com - Norman C. Francis Tribute Ceremony is a Celebrated, VIP-filled Send-off
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier's 'Give. Love.' Day Draws Record Donations
1903 NOLA.com - Meet and Greet Held in New Orleans for New Xavier President
1902 FOX 8 New Orleans - [Video] Give. Love. Xavier Day
  MAY 2015
1903 N.O. Advocate - Xavier Remembers Former Basketball Coach Bob Hopkins
1902 Haitian Times - Haitian Educator Named President of Xavier University / 4 Questions
1903 JBHE - Xavier University of Louisiana Names Its Next President
1902 WGNO-TV - Dr. Norman Francis Talks About Upcoming Retirement, Award
1903 WWL-TV - Xavier University Names C. Reynold Verret New President
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier Elects C. Reynold Verret as Its Next President
1903 N.O. Advocate - Xavier Names Reynold Verret as Next President
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier Wins $5 Million NASA Grant for STEM Project
1903 N.O. Advocate - Xavier Gets $5 Million Grant from NASA
1902 USA Today - Magic Johnson is a Doctor Now
1903 N.O. Advocate - Our Views: A Leader’s Top Focus
1902 WDSU-TV - Norman Francis Marks End of an Era with Final XU Commencement Speech
1903 WWL-TV - Dr. Norman Francis Holds Final Commencement Ceremony
1902 N.O. Advocate - Norman Francis Presides Over His Last Commencement at Xavier
1903 NOLA.com - Never Forget from Whence You Came, Retiring Xavier Chief Tells Grads
1902 WWL-TV - [video] Dr. Norman Francis on Morning Show
1903 NOLA.com - 564 Xavier Students Will Graduate Saturday
1902 NOLA.com - 5 Ways $100 Million from Qatar is Being Spent in New Orleans
1903 iSchoolGuide - NASA Gives $47M to Minority Serving Institutions for Research
1902 FOX 8 - [video] - Xavier Campus Honors NCF
  APRIL 2015
1903 NBC-TV NYC - [video] Dr. Norman Francis and his Legacy
1902 JBHE - New Educational Doctoral Program Getting Underway at Xavier University
1903 NOLA.com - XU Stages Free Jazz Fest with Christian Scott and Dr. Michael White
1902 N.O. Advocate - (Op.ed.) BP Proved Worthy of Public Trust
1903 NOLA.com - Michael White ['76] Named 2015 Jazz Hero by Jazz Journalists' Association
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier Accepting Applications for Educational Leadership Program
1903 NOLA.com - African American Faith is Subject of New Lecture Series in New Orleans
1902 NOLA.com - Dillard to Honor Xavier President Norman Francis at Spring Concert
1903 Diverse Issues - Diverse Commencement Speakers For 2015
1902 The Psychology Times - The Chicago School at Xavier Prepares for 1st Class
  MARCH 2015
1903 St. Louis American - Dr. Arnold Bullock ['83] is 2015 Lifetime Achiever in Health Care
1902 NOLA.com - (Op.Ed.) College Ratings Won't Enhance Higher Education
1903 NOLA.com - XU's Norman Francis to get Honorary Degree from Georgetown University
1902 NOLA.com - 6 St. Joseph Altars Not to Miss in the New Orleans Area
1903 CityBusiness - Xavier Hires New Tech Leader
1902 Gulf Times - QU signs partnership pact with U.S. University
1903 CityBusiness - Xavier Conference Focuses on Health Care Access
1902 NOLA.com / U.S. News - Best Grad Schools (Pharmacy)
1903 NOLA.com - No Reason for XU Commencement Speakers to Upset Archbishop
1902 NOLA.com - Archbishop 'Disappointed' by Xavier's Commencement Speakers
1903 New Haven Register - Pioneer Scientist Touts Diversity [Sheila Stiles Jewell '64]
1902 NOLA.com - XU Ranks 3rd in Number of AFAM Grads Who Get STEM PhDs
  FEBRUARY 2015
1903 N.O. Advocate - Xavier Honors Retiring President Norman Francis
1902 GCAC.com - More Than a Game [Dannton Jackson '92]
1903 N.O. Advocate - The Last Captain [Otis Washington '61]
1902 JBHE - Norman Francis Receives ACE Lifetime Achievement Award
1903 NOLA.com / WWL-TV - Johnson, Holder Among XU Commencement Speakers
1902 WDSU-TV - Angel Investor Seminar
1903 AEA [Video] - XU Summer Science Academy
1902 C-SPAN Washington Journal – Interview [Dr. Loren Blanchard, Provost]
1903 Detroit News - Historically Black Colleges See Rise in Enrollment
1902 NOLA.com - Applications Open for Xavier's Pre-college Summer Programs
1903 WWL-TV - XU Black History Month Events [Dr. Sarah Clunis (AFAM)]
1902 NOLA.com - Xavier Receives $80,000 Grant from Black and Indian Mission Board
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier to Host Salon Celebrating Harlem Renaissance Feb. 3
1902 Michigan Live - 2015 Grand Rapid Giant Award Winners [Dr. Dianne Green-Smith ’76]
  JANUARY 2015
1903 NOLA.com - Norman Francis, Xavier University president, Named Zulu Grand Marshal
1902 Clarion Herald - New Student Recreation Center Coming to Xavier
1903 ArkLaTex.com - Caddo Magnet Grad Honored for Community Service at Xavier
1902 Diverse Issues - Promoting and Maintaining Diversity in Pharmaceutical Education
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier President Norman Francis Receives 2015 St. Ives Award
1902 Clarion Herald - Pope Names Fernand Cheri III ('97) Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans
1903 NOLA.com - Loren Blanchard, Top Xavier Administrator, to Join Cal State
1902 Long Beach Press Telegram - Cal State to Name Loren Blanchard ['84] Vice Chancellor
1903 NOLA.com - Xavier University Receives $750,000 Grant for Building Renovation
1902 Citybusiness - Xavier Obtains Grant for Campus Construction

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