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Wilberforce University Announces New Board Members

WILBERFORCE, OH – Wilberforce University, the oldest private historically black college and university located in Wilberforce, Ohio, has announced new appointments to their Board of Trustees. The 21st President Dr. Herman J. Felton, Jr., announced Thursday (January 12) via his Instagram.

“These appointments support a continued renewal of the Wilberforce commitment of excellence to its constituency that has been dubbed “The Wilberforce Renaissance”, I am proud to be a part of this exciting new era.” said Mr. Mark Wilson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

Meet the appointees:

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

“This outstanding cadre of professionals demonstrates that indeed the renaissance at Wilberforce is underway. We are pleased and excited to have each of these extraordinary individuals, the multitude of experience they bring in the private and public sector, as well as their involvement in board governance at some of the nation’s premiere universities.” said Dr. Herman J. Felton, Jr., 21st President of Wilberforce University.

These appointments come six months after Dr. Felton Jr., was named the new president of Wilberforce. Dr. Felton previously served as senior vice president, COO and vice president of institutional advancement at Livingstone College and well as holding employment at Murray State University. He has specialized in strategic planning, fundraising, and administration while overseeing day-to-day operations for the college.

HCF joins Mr. Wilson, Dr. Felton Jr., and the Wilberforce University community in welcoming these five superior individuals to WU’s Board of Trustees and we are excited and look forward to seeing great progress in the new era of ‘The Wilberforce Renaissance.”

For more information about Wilberforce University, visit www.wilberforce.edu.

 

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