Monday, January 20, 2020
The Golf Club at Yankee Trace
Elfred Anthony Pinkard, president of Wilberforce University, presented the keynote address for the 20th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast.
His topic was “King’s Beloved Community Re-Imagined.”
Pinkard previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina and was founding executive director of the United Negro College Fund Institute for Capacity Building which assists 37 member institutions.
He has held administrative positions at ten institutes of higher learning, including seven historically black colleges or universities, and is on the leadership team at the Higher Education Leadership Foundation, a leadership development organization with a focus on historically black colleges. He received his doctor of education degree in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University.
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