Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Members of the Pappas Consulting Group have provided over twenty-nine years of service to HBCUs through the provision of governance, strategic planning, and operations improvement/process redesign services.

As a Firm, we are uniquely qualified to serve Historically Black Colleges and Universities as a result of our extensive consulting engagements with these institutions and our understanding of their special mission, histories, and culture. During Dr. Alceste T. Pappas’s tenure with KPMG as Partner-in-Charge of KPMG’s Education and Other Practices, she personally worked with:
  • Virginia State University
  • Virginia Union University
  • Norfolk State University
  • Hampton University
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Howard University
  • Lincoln University
  • Morgan State University
Subsequently during the eighteen years that Dr. Alceste Pappas has led the Pappas Consulting Group Inc., she has served the following HBCUs (in many cases, served the institution on multiple occasions.):
  • Texas Southern University
  • Alabama State University
  • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • Tennessee State University
Dr. Stephen Portch, Vice Chair of the Pappas Consulting Group, in his former capacity as Chancellor of the Georgia State University System, had responsibility for:
  • Albany State University
  • Fort Valley State University
  • Savannah State University
Dr. Stephen Portch has also provided consulting services for:
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • the four HBCUs of the University of North Carolina system
He sits on the Board of the Southern Education Foundation that actively supports HBCU institutions.

The Pappas Consulting Group is pleased to announce that the Chancellor's Report and Donor Honor Roll 2000, created and produced for Winston-Salem State University, won an Award of Excellence in the CASE District III Advancement Awards Competition. This 3-color annual report is the centerpiece of a family of publications that are helping to position the University as it moves forward with ambitious recruitment and fund-raising goals. Winston-Salem State University is one of the 16 constituent universities of the University of North Carolina.