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LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

MEMPHIS, T.N. – The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year historically black college in Memphis, on July 30 announced it has selected Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean to serve as Interim President, effective Aug. 26, 2019. “Dr. Johnson-Dean’s breadth of educational leadership experience and unique understanding of the inner workings of HBCUs made her stand… Continue reading LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

BALTIMORE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of Coppin State University. Dr. Burnim will begin his service as interim president on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson in January announced that she will step down June 30 and return on her native… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

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Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

RALEIGH, NC – The Board of Trustees of Saint Augustine’s University announced the appointment of Dr. Gaddis Faulcon as the interim president for the University on Tuesday, March 12. This appointment is effective immediately. This decision coincides with the beginning of former President Everett Ward’s retirement. “At this time of significant positive momentum surrounding the… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

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Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – The Morris Brown College Board of Trustees announced today it has appointed Dr. Kevin James as Interim President, effective March 1, 2019. “I am honored to have been selected by the board to serve at the helm of Georgia’s oldest HBCU founded by black people,” said James. “I look forward to working… Continue reading Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

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Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

  LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Baptist College, a private historically black college, recently announced new leadership changes in works to rebuild its finances and enrollment According to THV11, Little Rock lawyer Richard Mays was elected as the chair of the Board of Trustees and Regina Favors was appointed as Interim President of the College.… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

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Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A veteran of higher education administration has been selected as Florida Memorial University’s interim president on June 22. Dr. Jaffus Hardrick replaces interim president Dr. Castell V. Bryant, the FMU Board of Trustees announced this past Friday evening, according to The Miami Times. Hardrick, who worked for ten years at Florida… Continue reading Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Dr. Burnim will begin transitioning into the position on June 18, 2018, and will begin his service as interim president on July 1, 2018, according to a press release… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

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Former Interim President of MU Mike Middleton announced as Lincoln University’s Interim President

JEFFERSON CITY, MO –  Lincoln University at  Missouri Board of Curators announced this past Thursday (May 25) the appointment of Mike Middleton as Interim President. Middleton, who most recently served as interim president of the University of Missouri system will take the helm at the HBCU institution located in Jefferson City until a permanent successor… Continue reading Former Interim President of MU Mike Middleton announced as Lincoln University’s Interim President

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Former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige named as interim president of Jackson State University

JACKSON, MS – The Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning has named former U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Rod Paige as interim president of Jackson State University on Tuesday, Nov. 1. He will step into the role on Nov. 7. Dr. Glenn Boyce, IHL commissioner, said, “Jackson State University is a tremendous university. We are in… Continue reading Former U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige named as interim president of Jackson State University