Bishop E. Anne Henning Byfield Joins Wilberforce University Board Of Trustees As Chancellor 

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Wilberforce University, the nation’s first, private historically Black college/university (HBCU) welcomes Bishop Anne Henning Byfield as its newest member to the university’s board of trustees. Bishop Byfield presides over the 13th Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, which includes Tennessee and Kentucky. “We are tremendously excited about the addition of Bishop Anne Henning Byfield to our board,” said Mark Wilson, chair& of the WU board of trustees. “We are equally as optimistic about the impact she will have towards the university’s continued progress.” As a representative on the board of trustees, Bishop Byfield’s role will also carry the title of chancellor, which means she will serve as a liaison between the AME church and the university. She replaces Bishop Errenous E. McCloud, who resigned earlier this month. While she brings a wealth of board experience, Bishop Byfield says she is most excited to serve in this capacity for WU. “I look forward to doing the work on the board of the university from which I graduated,” she said. I believe in giving back and having this opportunity to contribute to my alma mater in this way is, to me, unparalleled.” The Wilberforce alum is a history maker....