Dr. Michael L. Lomax: Get to Know the CEO

Michael Lomax, Ph.D., is president and CEO of UNCF, the nation's largest and most successful minority education organization, known for its motto, "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."®

Under his leadership, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students each year, getting them “to and through” college; fights for college readiness for high school and middle school students; and advocates for educational reform at the highest level.

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President of UNCF Says Org Received Massive Surge In Support Following George Floyd’s Killing (Blavity.com, Dec. 7, 2020)

UNCF President and CEO, Michael L. Lomax, sat down with the “KIPP On Learning” podcast to discuss the uptick in donations as well as the significance of HBCUs.


Read Dr. Lomax’s op-ed on HBCUs: Black Colleges Matter: Debunking the Myth of the Demise of HBCUs


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