Lawmaker Suggests HBCU, Majority School Merger In what was described as a cost-cutting move, Georgia State Senator Seth Harp suggested this week the merger of two publicly funded, historically black colleges with nearby white majority schools. Harp speaks with NPR's Tony Cox.
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Lawmaker Suggests HBCU, Majority School Merger

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Lawmaker Suggests HBCU, Majority School Merger

Lawmaker Suggests HBCU, Majority School Merger

Lawmaker Suggests HBCU, Majority School Merger

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In what was described as a cost-cutting move, Georgia State Senator Seth Harp suggested this week the merger of two publicly funded, historically black colleges with nearby white majority schools.

Harp chairs that state's Higher Education Committee.

What will tough economic times mean for the integrity of HBCUs? Harp speaks with NPR's Tony Cox.