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Head of Paul Quinn College in Dallas Pushes Positive Changes

Michael Sorrell's biggest challenge is proving to Dallas that the reincarnation of Paul Quinn College isn't a pipe dream.

The Dallas Morning News reports after 12 years under his leadership, the small, historically black, faith-based college in southern Dallas has gone from near death to a financially stable, reimagined four-year higher-ed school that's becoming a template for colleges around the country.

"This goes exactly to the heart of the tale of two cities -- which is our city," the 52-year-old says in his office just south of downtown off I-45 on Simpson Stuart Road. "A large segment of our city does not believe that anything of significance that is positive happens south of downtown."

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