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Duquesne Program Director to Lead Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education

A Duquesne University program director has been named vice president/president-elect of the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education.

Dr. Erroline Williams, director of the professional development and corporate outreach program in Duquesne's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement, a longtime member of the conference and former western regional director, will step into her new role for the current 2014-2015 term.

The Pennsylvania black Conference on Higher Education's mission is to ensure equal education for African-Americans and other minorities across the state. The organization, founded in 1970,   is rooted in the work of K. Leroy Irvis, former minority leader of the state House of Representatives.

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