Top college officials are meeting in Israel though July 9th to discuss technological innovations and academic expansion and collaboration. For the first time, an HBCU President is taking part in the University President’s Seminar symposium, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum from Spelman College.

The seminar is sponsored by Project Interchange, an educational institute of AJC (American Jewish Committee).

The President’s will have the opportunity to discuss issues facing Israel, meet with senior Israeli government and community leaders, as well as Palestinian leaders. Most importantly they have the ability to cross cultural gaps and combine forces on several topics that concern not only the Middle East but also the Unites States at each of their respective institutions Referenced