USDA Strengthens Partnerships with 1890s Universities

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and Dr. Paul Jones, Chair of 1890s Presidents Council—an organization comprised of presidents and chancellors of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)—signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to reaffirm and strengthen the ongoing relationship between the 1890s community and USDA through cooperation and partnership.