Leadership & Governance

As Leadership Churns at Shaw U., Chairman Plays an Outsize Role

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Willie E. Gary, a lawyer who is chairman of Shaw U.'s Board of Trustees, has been on the board so long that he says he can't remember exactly when he joined it.
August 18, 2011

Two years ago, Willie E. Gary, chairman of Shaw University's Board of Trustees, stood before the institution's faculty and staff to announce that their president, Clarence G. Newsome, had resigned his post. With the historically black university's…

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