Spelman College President Dr. Beverly Tatum Talks "Passing the Baton"

Aug 7, 2014

In 2002, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum was appointed president of Atlanta’s Spelman College.

The institution, located in the Atlanta University Center, is one of two all-female historically black colleges in the country.

The college was founded as Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary by Sophia B. Packard and Harriet E. Giles.

Dr. Tatum is Spelman's ninth president and recently announced she is retiring .

Spelman College president Dr. Beverly Tatum in WABE studio 4.
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Dr. Tatum tells WABE's Rose Scott retirement means a lot more time to read and write.
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