JCSU begins yearlong celebration marking 150 years

Founded two years after the Civil War as a school to educate black preachers, Johnson C. Smith University today offers 24 undergraduate degrees and one graduate degree.
By Glenn Burkins | August 15, 2016

JCSU President Ronald Carter will resign in 2017

Johnson C. Smith University President Ronald Carter will resign at the end of the 2017 academic year, the school announced Monday.
By Glenn Burkins | August 1, 2016

JCSU’s Ronald Carter says university is ‘financially sound’

JCSU President Ronald Carter said the school will emerge stronger as a result of its "radical transformation."
By Glenn Burkins | February 15, 2016

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson gives $250,000 for JCSU scholarships

The gift, announced Tuesday, will help students whose financial aid packages are insufficient to cover tuition costs.
By Glenn Burkins | December 8, 2015

Former JCSU President Dorothy Yancy says she left the school financially sound

Former Johnson C. Smith University President Dorothy Yancy has taken exception to comments made in the Charlotte Observer by former JCSU trustee Jim Woodward, who talked about the school’s troubled finances.
By Glenn Burkins | November 23, 2015

Disputed JCSU board member starts petition to remove university president

Talmadge Fair, who was elected to the Johnson C. Smith University Board of Trustees, said he has started a petition drive to remove the school’s president, Ronald Carter, and Trustees Chairman Monroe Miller, among others.
By Glenn Burkins | October 30, 2015