Founders' Week

In 1867, the Rev. S.C. Alexander and the Rev. W. L. Miller saw the need to establish an institution Charlotte, N.C. On April 7, at a meeting of the Catawba Presbytery in the old Charlotte Presbyterian Church, the movement for the school was formally agreed upon, and the Biddle Memorial Institute was founded.



President's Inauguration Gala

The President's Inauguration Gala will take place on Friday, April 5, 2019.


University History

Learn more about the rich history of Johnson C. Smith University and the individuals who helped JCSU become the proud institution of higher education it is today.

A look at our leaders over our long history.