White House Taps U.Va., William & Mary, Presidential Homes to Support New Africa Initiatives

Presidential Precinct

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has selected the Presidential Precinct, comprising two elite universities and three presidential homes in Virginia, to support a new initiative aimed at propelling economic growth, prosperity and democracy in Africa.

The University of Virginia, William & Mary, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland andMorven will host 25 promising young African leaders this summer.