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Joann Boyd-Scotland, ...
Joann Boyd-Scotland, President Emeritus of Denmark Technical College
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The Voice for Blacks in Higher Education
Joins in Celebrating the Life and Work of Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland
I just learned of the passing of our dear Sister and leader, Dr. Joann R. G. Boyd-Scotland, President Emerita, of Denmark Technical College and the former Chair of the NAFEO Board of Directors.
As you celebrate the life and tremendous work of Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland
, the one hundred and six (106) presidents and chancellors of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and emerging Predominantly Black Institutions and I stand with you.
We salute and rejoice in the life of our Sister-Leader, Joann Boyd-Scotland
, for her
lifetime of service and sacrificial love that among other things, enriched the entire community of colleges known as HBCUs and PBIs, and enriched me, personally.
Dr. Boyd-Scotland was an active and engaged member of NAFEO during her first and second terms as President of Denmark Technical College.
As Chair of the NAFEO Board of Directors she ably led NAFEO through challenging years for the association and transitional times for higher education in America.
At Denmark Technical College
, Dr. Boyd-Scotland
increased student enrollment, and markedly increased federal grants and contracts to the college.
balanced the budget and eventually realized a surplus.
built new facilities on and off of the main campus.
Among Dr. Boyd-Scotland's
capital improvements at Denmark Tech
were a new library and educational technology center, and an off-campus site in Barnwell.
was a focused, strategic, transformational leader who drove change at Denmark Tech
and at NAFEO
with dogged determination, and measurable results.
I served as outside pro bono counsel to NAFEO during Dr. Boyd-Scotland's tenure as Chair of the NAFEO Board of Directors.
I got to know her
as a brilliant, strategic leader who would make tough decisions based on all of the available facts, the best interests of the association, and justice.
stood on the law, policy, truth, and principle even if she
had to stand alone.
To Dr. Boyd-Scotland
role as an, "unbought and unbossed" leader was sacrosanct.
But so, too, was her
role as a mighty woman of faith- wise, precious, patient, honorable and filled with love.
understanding that "love is the most endurable power in the world," enabled us to become and remain friends as it did so many others.
No matter what side of a debate Dr. Boyd-Scotland
was on, she
would reach out to those engaged in the debates of the day, including me, to check on us.
seemed to instinctively know when to pick up the phone, just to "check in." She
always had something inspiring and uplifting to offer, especially during challenging times because Dr. Boyd-Scotland
walked the truth that love lifts humankind.
also shared her husband, Rev. Dr. Michael Scotland, with the NAFEO Nation.
We thank Fran Boyd and the Scotlands' other four children for sharing Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland with NAFEO and with me.
I thank God for His
grace that placed Dr. Boyd-Scotland
in the lives of those in the NAFEO Nation
, especially in my life.
leadership and love lifted us all.
Last night a female student at ...
Last night a female student at Denmark Technical college was shot according to Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland president of the college.
Governing Board/Tri-County Workforce Readiness Partnership
Dr. Joann Boyd-ScotlandPresidentDenmark Technical CollegeP.O. Box 327Denmark, SC 29042W (803) 793-5100F (803) 793-5942
It was in the area of ...
It was in the area of a parking lot," said Denmark Technical College President Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division told News 12 that after an argument between two groups of people, a female student was shot in the chest area.
Local police are actively searching for the shooter, and SLED
is now assisting in the investigation.
Meanwhile, Dr. Boyd-Scotland
says the college is focusing on security.
"We have a wonderful police force on this campus, and in addition to that, we have a security contract that serves our campus," she
I feel safe when I'm on campus," Boyd-Scotland
says the student shot this week is in a stable condition.
says, it was a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
says one complication with security is that the road that runs through the campus is normally a public access road.