Dillard University President Emeritus Samuel DuBois Cook: AJC Sepia HBCU of the Week
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Sepia HBCU of the Week" is an occasional series that looks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This iteration features Dillard University President Emeritus Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook as he reflects on his time at the University.
"At Dillard University, I tried to improve the academic progress and commitment to life of the mind, reverence for learning and a sense of wonder. Dillard cared deeply about our students, their abilities and promise. Meager financial resources had been a severely limiting factor, but it did not prevent striking contributions and achievements of students. Dillard was a source of empowerment and leadership in various forms and dimensions. It produced outstanding role models and a catalyst for historical change..."