Sunday Mid-day Learning Opps

Minority-Serving Institutions Forum: Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Fund Campus Growth

  • Sunday, July 22
  • 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  • Long Beach Conv Center
  • Level 1, 102C
  • SK


This session will highlight how public-private partnerships can help historically black colleges and universities finance capital projects and in turn, support increasing enrollments. The presentation will demonstrate how HBCUs of varying types have considered and implemented new financial models to manage enrollment growth and their need for additional facilities to support student success.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the state of HBCU enrollment and the continuing challenges HBCUs have in accessing funds to support capital projects to support campus growth.
  • Identify key strategies HBCUs and institutions can adopt as they prepare to pursue public-private partnerships.
  • Learn about the challenges and opportunities in identifying and implementing new financial models.