Businessman Frank Baker Pays Off Tuition of Spelman College Graduates

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College graduations in 2020 are unlike any other. From walking across virtual stages and Zoom graduation parties, the graduating class of 2020 will probably remember their final months of school like no one else. Now, graduates are going into the real world with worries about the job market, this pandemic and so much more.

But the ladies in the graduating class of the HBCU Spelman College have one less thing to worry about: their tuition.

Frank Baker, the founder and managing partner of Siris, a leading private equity firm in technology and telecommunications that’s raised nearly $6.0 billion in capital, announced he is paying the tuition balances of about 50 seniors who are graduating from Spelman.