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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Office of the President

Dillard, Paulette - (2012) - President 
B.A., 1972, Barber-Scotia College, Biology
M.S., 1978, Tennessee State University, Biology
M.B.A., 1991, Belmont University, Management
Ph.D., 2010, Clark Atlanta University, Cell and Molecular Biology

Vacant - Executive Assistant to the President/Board Liaison

Office of Academic Affairs

Dusenbury, Renata H. - (2008), Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Biology
B.S., 1978, Johnson C. Smith University, Biology
Ph.D., 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Genetics & Molecular Biology

Baccous, Alesheia - (2018) - Director, Digital Teaching and Learning
Ph.D., 2018, Trevecca Nazarene University, Leadership and Professional Practice
M.S., 2015, Walden University, Instructional Design and Technology
B.A., 2010, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Professional English

Halls-Taylor, Lorraina- (2007), Academic Success Specialist
B.A., 2006, Shaw University, Psychology
M.S., 2013, University of Phoenix, Psychology

Hamilton, Jody - (2010), Registrar
B.A., 1982, Marshall University, Speech Communication and Psychology
M.A., 1983, Indiana University, Speech Communication

Hedgepeth, Amy - (2020) - Director, Experiential Learning and Career Development
B.S. in family Consumer Services, 2012, East Carolina University
M.A. in Management and Leadership, 2016, Webster University

Raynor, Vanessa - (2010) - Dean - Academic Support
B.S., 1999, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Communication Sciences & Disorders
M.Ed., 2001, North Carolina Central University, Communication Disorder
SLP.D., 2008, Nova Southeastern University, Speech Pathology

Reed, Vonda (2008), Director of Faculty Development/Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., 1988, North Carolina State University, Zoology
M.S., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Biology
Ed.D., 2004, Fayetteville State University, Educational Leadership

Treadwell IV, Lawrence - (2019) - Director, Library Services
M.S., 2016, St. Thomas University, School of Business, Sports Administration
M.A., 1999, University of South Florida, Library and Information Science
B.A., 1998, Florida Atlantic University, Elementary Education, minor French

Thomas, Kevin - (2019) - Director, Honors Program
Ph.D., 2019, Northeastern University, Higher Education Administration
M.A., 2014, University of Pennsylvania, Higher Education Administration
M.A., 2009, Duke University, Philosophical Studies
B.A., 2006,  Morehouse College, Philosophical Studies

Vacant- Academic Advisor

Thompson, Khalisa - Director, Writing Center
M.F.A., Creative Writing, 2017, Queens University of Charlotte
B.A., English, 2011, North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University

Wedderburn, Rishard- (2010), Director of Academic Success
B.S., 2004, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Human Development
M.A., 2005, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Conflict Resolution

Office of Student Affairs

Powell, Keith (2014), Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., 1985, St. Augustine’s College, Health and Physical Education
M.A., 1991, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Student Personnel Services
Ph.D., 2003, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

Baxter, Agnes - (1990), Director of Judicial Services
B.S., 1983, Shaw University, Physical Education

Vacant, Director of Retention

Carver, Jerelene - (2003), Director of Counseling Center/Disability Services
B.A., 1973, Education & M.A., 1977, Counseling, North Carolina Central University

Easterling, Vonda- (2015), Student Success Coach & Residence Manager
B.A., 1995, Saint Augustine’s College, English
M.A., 2004, North Carolina State University, English Literature

Featherstone, Robin S. - (2015), Director of Student Activities, Greek Life and Leasdership
B.A., 1993, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Business Administration
M.A., 1996, North Carolina Central University, Instructional Media
M.S., 2002, North Carolina Central University, Information Science, Database Management

Holley, Juanda - (1995), Executive Assistant for Student Affairs
B.F.A., 1975, East Carolina University, Speech and Theatre
M.Ed., 1977, North Carolina State University, Counseling Education

Lesane, Steven - (2012), Chief of Police and Security
A.A.S, 1986, Bladen Community College, Criminal Justice
B.S., 2017, North Carolina Central University, Criminal Justice

Montague, William- (1990) Director of Intramurals, Assistant Student Activities Coordinator|
B.S., 1990, Shaw University, Community Recreation

Sutton, Jalesa - (2018), Coordinator, Second-Year Programs
B.S., 2010, Elizabeth City State University, Biology
Grad Cert., 2012, Meharry Medical College, Health Science
MPH, 2014, Tennessee State University, Health Education

Thornton, Bromeley- (1999), Residence Manager
B.A., 1997, Shaw University, Health and Physical Education

Williams, Chris - (2016), Residence Manager
B.S., 1999, NC Wesleyan College, Justice Studies/Public Administration

Williams, Cleveland- (2007), Residence Manager
B.A., 2003, Shaw University, Business Administration - Management

Vacant - Coordinator First Year Programs


West, Michael- (2016) - Vice President Operations, Chief Operating Officer
A.A., 2003, University of Alaska, General Studies
B.A., 2005, Ottawa University, Human Services
M.B.A., 2008, Loyola University Chicago
M.S.Ed, 2011, University of Pennsylvania, Higher Education Management
Ed.D, 2015, University of Georgia, Higher Education Administration

Cumberbatch, Brian - (1991), Senior Data Analyst
B.S., 1994, Shaw University, Computer Information Systems

Jones III, Sir Walter - (2012), Manager of Receiving and Mail Services
B.S., 2011, Mount Olive College, Business Management

Lash, Elysia, Senior Assessment Coordinator
M.B.A., 2013, Marketing and Market Research, Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Professional Studies, 2011, Business Management, Cazenovia College

Vacant - Adult Degree Program Campus Coordinator, Fayetteville/Wilmington

Rodriguez, Oscar - (2019) - Associate Director, Adult Degree Programs

Ph.D., 2017, Northwest Nazarene University, Educational Leadership
M.A., 2011, University of South Florida, Career and Vocational Education
B.S., 2005, Mt. Olive College, Business Administration

Wilson, P. (1991) - High Point Campus Coordinator 

Enrollment Management

Anthony Brooks - (2015), Chief Enrollment Manager
B.A., 1994, North Carolina Central University, Political Science
M.B.A., 2009, Clafin University, Master of Business Administration

Bah, Ibrahim - (2018) - Director, Financial Aid

M.A., 2015, University of Michigan, Public Administration
B.S., 2005, Livingstone College, Computer Information Systems

Conner, Ashley - (2016) - Associate Director of Admissions
B.S., 2014, North Carolina Central University, Social Work

Vacant,  Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Ifegwu, Ojebe, Associate Director, Financial Aid
Ph.D., 2013, Walden University, Public Health
MBA, 2007, American InterContinental University, Healthcare Management
MBA, 2007, American InterContinental University, Accounting/Finance
BA, 1987, Shaw University, Accounting

Vacant - Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Vacant - Assistant Director, Admissions


Knox, George - (2020), Athletics Director
B.S., 1999, Winston-Salem State University, Sports Management

Lake, Nancy - (2015), Assistant Director of Athletics- Compliance
B.A., 2008, Pace University, Business Administration

Office of Finance and Administration 

Byrd, David (2018), Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.S., 1978, North Carolina A&T State University, Accounting

Vacant - Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

Fennell, Shirley  - Director of Student Accounts
B.A., 2000, Strayer University, Business Administration
M.B.A, 2012, Strayer University, Business Administration

Mclean, Myrna - (2013) - Controller
B.Sc., 1974, University of Santo Tomas, Accounting/Commerce

Monroe, Dana - (2014) - Director of Procurement   
Associates, 2015, Wake Tech Community College, Computer Information Systems

Office of Human Resources

Wood, Lee - (2015), Director, Human Resources 
B.S., 1984, Auburn University, Aerospace Engineering
M.B.A., 2005, Columbia Southern University, Human Resources Management, SPHR, 2005

Lewis, Kendra (2018), Human Resources Representative
Associate’s in Applied Science, 2010, Nassau Community College, Music

Office of Information Technology

Alexander, David - (2019) - Chief Information Officer
M.B.A., 2016, University of North Carolina, Leadership and Strategy
B.S., 2002, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Information Technology

Office of Institutional Advancement

Richards, Marilyn B. (2017)- Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A., 1979, Winston-Salem State University, Sociology
M.Div., 2002, Shaw University, Divinity

Allen, Brian - (2019) - Development Officer-Corporate & Foundation Relations
B.A., 2005, Barton College, Communications

Brown, Kristin - (2020) - Alumni Relations Director
M.A., 2015, Full Sail University, Public Relations
B.A., 2011, Shaw University, Mass Communications

Knight, Chantavia - (2019) - Advancement Services and Data Manager
M.S., 2015, Kennesaw State University, Information Technology
B.B.A., 2013, Savannah State University, Computer Information Systems

Stephens, Robert - (2020) - Senior Director of Development
B.S., 1984, Cornell University

Tippett, Jeff - (2020) - Public Relations Director
M.A., 1991, East Carolina University, English
B.A., 1990, East Carolina University, Music

Office of Grants Management and Sponsored Programs

Tori Willis, (2016)- Director of Sponsored Programs and Title III
B.A., 2015, Arkansas Baptist College, Business Administration

Johnson, Alfreda - (2019) - Grants Coordinator
B.A., 2007, Hampton University, English Arts