Clinton Junior College

Clinton Junior College, affiliated with the AME Zion Church, was founded in 1894 by Revs. Nero Crockett and W.M. Robinson as Clinton Institute. Named for Bishop Isom C. Clinton, it featured primary and secondary courses as well as a two-year college program. It became Clinton Junior College in 1965. Dr. Sallie V. Moreland (c. 1898-2000) served 48 years as president of the college from 1946 to 1994.