3rd President

Dr. W.W. E. Blanchet

Dr. W.W. E. Blanchet was appointed as the third president. During Blanchet’s term, the College became accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education in 1971. During the 1970s, the university’s football team – the Wildcats – received national attention, when its first regionally-televised football game (versus Fisk University) appeared on ABC Television.