It is a pleasure and an honor to serve as the President of the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators, Inc. I express my sincere gratitude to each of you as you place your confidence in me to lead this prestigious organization. I willingly accept this call to serve and am committed to serving to the best of my ability. It is my goal to deliberately engage all members of the Association, taking care to make sure that the members’ highest priority needs are served. I have by way of accepting this position committed myself to being a leader who shares power, puts the needs of others first, and helps members develop and perform as effectively as possible. That is truly my goal.
Dr. Erick Akins/Florida A&M University
Erick Akins – Florida A&M University
Dr. Akins is employed by Florida A&M University as the Executive Director of Title III Programs since January 2020, prior to becoming Executive Director, Dr. Akins served as the Director of Title III Programs and Dean of Workforce Development and Continuing Education at St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas. He has served as Director of the Grants and Contracts Department before joining St. Philip’s College in 2009.
To encourage and facilitate an open dialogue among Title III eligible Schools as they work together to quantify the legislative intent of Title III program legislation thereby strengthening the resource development capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in order to move them into the mainstream of American Higher Education.
This program provides financial assistance to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to establish or strengthen their physical plants, financial management, academic resources, and endowment-building capacity
We are a dedicated team of College Educated professionals that manages the yearly budgets for 105 HBCUS.
Today, HBCUs remain one of the surest ways for an African American, or student of any race, to receive a high quality education.