CSU’s Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has been named one of the most influential presidents at historically black colleges and universities. Jackson-Hammond will be honored later this month on the floor of the Statehouse.

CSU president named a ‘most influential’ leader in higher ed

Central State University president Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has been named one of the top ten most influential presidents at historically black colleges and universities.

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The national recognition, which acknowledges Jackson-Hammond’s leadership at CSU, is from HBCU Digest, a publication that covers historically black colleges and universities.

Last year, Jackson-Hammond was also named the 2016 female president of the year among historically black colleges and universities.

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On Jan. 25, State Rep. Bill Dean, a Republican from Xenia, and state Rep Rick Perales, a Beavercreek Republican, will present her with a resolution acknowledging this accomplishment on the floor in the Ohio House.

Jackson-Hammond is the first female president in the 130- year history of Central State.

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