Lionel Richie visits campus to discuss foundation plans


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (February 10, 2011) — Tuskegee University alumnus and music icon Lionel Richie visited the campus on Wednesday, Feb. 9 to meet with President Gilbert L. Rochon to discuss plans for the Lionel Richie Foundation to build a museum bearing Richie’s name. The foundation will also establish an internship program and long-distance learning center on the historic campus. Richie revealed these plans at the university’s 2010 commencement program via satellite.

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