HBCU: Historically Black College & University
In 1895, he became the second president of the #StateCollegeForColoredStudents, which was renamed #DelawareStateCollege during Jason's tenure (now #DelawareStateUniversity), an HBCU in #DoverDelaware. He served the university in various capacities until 1942, a year before his death.
Dr. Jason truly believed in feeding the soil through his commitment to education, equality, and religion.
Courtesy of Nanny Jack & Co Archives