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Southern Illinois University



Algeania Freeman


Algeania Freeman
Wilberforce University
Congratulations to Dr. Algeania Freeman for her new position as President of Wilberforce University! Dr. Freeman obtained her Master of Science degree from SIU in 1972. Dr. Freeman carries an extensive list of accolades, including the prestigious Harlem Renaissance Award for Outstanding HBCU President, Teacher of the Year at Norfolk State University, and an Outstanding Graduate Award Citation from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. As a national finalist for the White House Fellows program, she has raised more than $40 million in grants and external funding. Dr. Freeman has over 40 years of experience as an administrator and educator, and now serves as President of the oldest predominantly African-American private university of the nation. Congrats again to Dr. Freeman and best wishes in her new position!