Friday, November 11, 2005
Dr. Eugene White Keynote Speaker for National Conference
Indiana Daily Insight reports today that Dr. Eugene White, Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools, and former principal of Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, will be the keynote speaker at the National Men of Color Conference in Bloomington IN.
The student-led conference is committed to uniting African American, Latino, Asian, and Native American men throughout the country by providing a platform and a venue for effective dialogue and leadership development. Now in its second year, it is being expanded beyond IU to include student leaders, community members and educators from across Indiana and other states. Participating students will include those from Purdue, Indiana State and Ball State universities, other IU campuses and two historically black colleges -- Morgan State University of Baltimore, and Savannah State University in Georgia.
Dr. White will speak at a luncheon that begins at 11:45 a.m. on Nov. 12 in the Frangipani Room in the IMU.Dr. White was principal of Wayne from 1985 to 1990 and was the first African-American high school principal in the history of Fort Wayne Community Schools.