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Westerman Congratulates UAPB On Top Ranking Among Historically Black Colleges and Universities

July 28, 2015
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement congratulating the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff on its recent ranking as one of the top five historically black colleges and universities in the United States:

“The ranking of UAPB as one of the top historically black colleges and universities in America confirms what we have known for many years in Arkansas. The university is doing stellar work educating the next generation of leaders in our state and nation. I commend the university’s leadership, faculty, and staff for this placement in the top five universities.”

The online publication College Choice ranked UAPB as one of the top schools in its annual ranking of the top 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States. The complete ranking may be found here.

Westerman is co-chair of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus in the United States Congress.

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