TSU president moves to make school global leader in ag research

Monday, April 27, 2009 at 10:29pm

Dr. Melvin Johnson is slated to outline plans to make Tennessee State University a global leader in sustainable agricultural research during an annual Black Chamber of Commerce luncheon on May 7.

Plans for the new TSU Research Park and Center for Sustainable Agriculture, which was made possible when the university received the largest donation in its history (more than 200 acres of land), will be outlined by Dr. Johnson, the university’s president at the event.

The third annual Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce luncheon will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 at the Nashville Airport Marriott, 600 Marriott Drive.

As keynote speaker, Dr. Johnson will details TSU’s goals for reaching global status in agricultural research.

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