Posts tagged "Dr. Wayne Watson"

The NDIGO GALA 2015 Featuring Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter

  click here for tickets By Hermene D. Hartman Seven years after N’DIGO began in 1989, we constantly received calls from graduating high school students seeking financial assistance for their educational pursuits. Before I started N’DIGO, I was a college professor and administrator at the City Colleges of Chicago with responsibilities in recruitment, so the... Read more »

Governor Quinn Must Step In Chicago State Affairs.

Havoc, confusion, chaos, power plays, conflict are words to describe the state of affairs at Chicago State University.  The drama played out Friday, March 1, in a special board meeting, when the board, was scheduled to terminate Dr. Wayne Watson.   The public meeting opened to a crowd of students, community activists, professors, politicians and the... Read more »

Jim Tyree Celebrated

Chicago lost one of its best citizens in the passing of Jim Tyree.  He was an awesome person and a brilliant businessman.  He was the best.   He was the Chairman of Meisrow Financial.   He was a leader.  He championed many causes.  My friend, Dr. Wayne Watson,  introduced me to Jim while Wayne was... Read more »

Mary Mitchell Strikes Again: Madhouse Part II

One way to sell newspapers is to get two columnists fighting.  I don’t pick fights, but neither do I run.  Last week I responded to Chicago Sun Times columnist Mary Mitchell’s previous columns regarding her position that Haki Madhubuti  was “forced” out of Chicago State University. Mitchell made it a point in a heated phone... Read more »

Madhubuti/Watson Controversey at Chicago State University

There is controversy about Professor Haki Madhubuti’s public resignation from Chicago State Unviversity.  Two of   Mary Mitchell’s  recent columns at the Chicago Sun Times suggest that he has been ill treated.  Dr. Wayne Watson the  President since October 09,  has requested Madhubti to teach a full load and Watson is being slamed for doing... Read more »