Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) Thursday released the following statement congratulating Phyliss Craig-Taylor, Dean of North Carolina Central School of Law, on her recent appointment to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities:
“I am pleased to congratulate Phyliss Craig-Taylor on her appointment to the Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Prior to her deanship at North Carolina Central School of Law, she served as the Law School’s assistant dean of academic affairs and a Professor of Law at the Charlotte School of Law. I am certain her experiences will bring a unique and valuable perspective to the Board. I applaud President Obama on his selection of a truly dedicated educator and community leader and I am honored to represent Phyliss Craig-Taylor in the United States Congress.”
Phyliss Craig-Taylor is one of three new members appointed to the committee, which advises President Obama on how to increase the private sector role in strengthening HBCUs.