HU Announces Dr. Barbara Inman Appointed to Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee

Hampton, Va. (February 20, 2024) – Hampton University proudly announces the appointment of Barbara Inman, Ed.D., Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Management, to the esteemed Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee. This appointment underscores Governor Youngkin’s commitment to fostering educational equity and opportunity for all Virginians.

“Dr. Inman’s passion for equity and her commitment to educational excellence make her an ideal addition to the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee,” said HU President Darrell K. Williams. “I have full confidence in her ability to help ensure that Virginia remains a leader in providing opportunities for all students.”

Inman brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role on the committee. As a distinguished educator and advocate for social justice, Inman has dedicated her career to advancing educational opportunities for underserved communities. Her insights and perspective will be invaluable as the committee works to uphold the principles of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision.

“I am deeply honored to join the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee and to contribute to its vital work,” said Inman. “Education is the cornerstone of equality and justice, and I am committed to ensuring that all students have access to the resources and opportunities they need to succeed.”

The Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Committee plays a crucial role in awarding scholarships to deserving students who embody the spirit of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision. Through its work, the committee honors the legacy of those who fought for desegregation and equal access to education.


Founded in 1868, Hampton University has been the Standard of Excellence in higher education for over 150 years. Rich in history and tradition, Hampton University is recognized as one of the top historically black colleges and universities in the world, and recently named the top private university in Virginia. Hampton provides a broad range of technical, liberal arts and graduate degree programs. HU is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations.

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