Dr. Eva Fletcher is the newly-elected President of the fictional Georgia A&M University. Upon arriving, Eva is charged with saving the prestigious HBCU from bankruptcy and her twenty-year marriage from crumbling while managing a tumultuous relationship with her rebellious only daughter. A diverse group of freshman also promises to keep Eva's hands full.
GAMU kicks off Spirit Week; Eva deals with the fallout of her daughter's transgressions; Pettiway pushes for her resignation; Cedric faces murder charges and a public conviction; Sydney sparks a risky friendship.
After giving Jason an ultimatum, Eva gets an unexpected overture from Derek; Sydney starts a new gig; guilt and remorse hypnotize Cedric after his release from jail; Noni becomes tasked with a difficult challenge.
Eva makes Cedric an offer he can't refuse; Cecil Diamond receives harrowing news; an ominous Twitter feed rocks GAMU's campus; Noni gets advice from an unlikely ally; Sydney makes a chilling discovery.
On the heels of Sydney's rape allegation, President Eva Fletcher and Coach Hardwick hear different sides of the story in search of the truth; BoJohn makes a bold play that backfires in his face.
Cecil Diamond tries to make amends with his sister before Battle of the Bands; Dr. Eva Fletcher faces an ugly spousal support battle with Derek; Noni runs into more band trouble.