World Bank Group President David Malpass Visits the AUC

April 28, 2023

Atlanta – The 13th President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, will deliver remarks to the Atlanta University Center Consortium, the oldest and largest contiguous consortium of African American higher education institutions in the United States consisting of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College. The event will be held May 5th at the at the AUC Robert W. Woodruff Library Exhibition Hall, beginning with lunch & networking 12:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m., guests are invited to join AUCC’s member institution presidents and Dr. Michael Hodge, Executive Director of the AUCC, as Malpass delivers remarks and take questions from the audience. Registration is encouraged, seating is limited! 

According to the World Bank Group, the transferable insight of HBCU’s is pivotal to the their HBCU’s initiative and key to its ongoing efforts to help facilitate ideas and input from diverse partners. The initiative will promote greater awareness and understanding of international development and the work of the World Bank Group at the HBCUs. 

In 2022, the World Bank Group created a pilot program to engage HBCUs promoting the sharing of knowledge and talent between the development and learning institutions to advance more inclusive and sustainable social and economic development. AUCC‘s Clark Atlanta University is a part of the pilot agreement with the HBCUs providing a framework for the World Bank Group to draw on the rich talent and research of HBCU students and faculty while providing those students and faculty access to the World Bank Group’s deep pool of development knowledge, data, and analytics. Other HBCU’s include Claflin University, Howard University, Jackson State University, Tennessee State University, and Xavier University of Louisiana. 

Malpass will deliver remarks and take questions from the audience. Seating is limited! Registration is encouraged:

Event Details: 

AUC Consortium WBG Presidential Visit

Friday, May 5, 2023,  Lunch 12-1:30 p.m.  2p.m. Fireside Chat

Robert W. Woodruff Library, Exhibition Hall, 111 James P. Brawley Drive SW,  

Atlanta Georgia 30314 

About the AUCC 

The Atlanta University Center Consortium, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation under the laws of the State of Georgia, formed in 1929 to operate on behalf of its member institutions–Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Spelman College—is the world’s oldest and largest association of historically Black colleges and universities. The Consortium is a vibrant intellectual community with a long tradition of scholarship, service, and community engagement. 



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