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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Office of the President

Gaddis Faulcon - (1998), Acting President and Associate Professor

B.S., 1974, Saint Augustine’s College, Health & Physical Education
Master of Recreation Resources
M.P.A.,1981, North Carolina State University, North Carolina State University, Recreation Resources & Public Administration
Ed.D., 1994, North Carolina State University, Higher Education Administration & Public Administration

Tashni Dubroy - (2011), Special Assistant to the President for Process Optimization

B.S., 2002, Shaw University, Chemistry
M.B.A., 2010, Rutgers University, Marketing
Ph.D., 2007, North Carolina State University, Chemistry

Paula “Tendai” Johnson - (2012), Title III/Sponsored Programs, Special Assistant to the President

B.A., 1972, Southern Illinois University, World History
M.A., 1978, University of Minnesota, Political & Cultural History of Africa and the Diaspora

Ayesha Givens - (2004), Sponsored Programs Coordinator

B.A., 2000, UNC-Charlotte, Mass Communications
M.F.A., 2005, UNC-Greensboro, Broadcasting & Cinema

Marcus Clarke - (2002), Athletic Director

B.S., 1990, Virginia Commonwealth University, Physical Education

Diane Crawford - (2004), Director of Human Resources,

B.S., 1999, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Business Administration SPHR, 1998

Odessa Hines - (2011), Director of Public Relations

B.A., 1998, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Journalism & Mass Communications

Hooshang Foroudastan - (1994), Director of Information Technology

B.S., 1980, Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, Mechanical Engineering Technology
M.S., 1984, Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, Computer Science

Office of Academic Affairs

Vacant - Vice President for Academic Affairs

Reneta H. Dusenbury - (2008), Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

B.S., 1978, Johnson C. Smith University, Biology
Ph.D., 1983, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Genetics & Molecular Biology

Jody Hamilton - (2010), Registrar

B.A., 1982, Marshall University, Liberal Arts
M.A., 1983, Indiana University, Speech Communication

Michael G. Powell - (2013), Director of Educational Technology/CIS Assistant Professor

B.S., 1996, Kean University, Management Science
M.S., 1997, Central Michigan University, Health Services Administration
D.Sc., 2009, Robert Morris University, Information Systems and Communications

Meredith Dodson - (2012), Director, Writing Laboratory/Instructor of English

B.A., 2002, Kalamazoo College, English
M.A., 2008, Western Michigan University, Teaching of English
M.F.A., 2009, Georgia College & State University, Creative Writing

Carmen Walker - (2010), Director of First Year Programs

B.S., 1992, Georgia State University, Urban Studies
M.A., 1998, Clark Atlanta University, African American Studies/Black Politics
Ph.D., 2007, Clark Atlanta University, Political Science

Kim Leathers - (2004), Director of the Honors College

B.A., 1983, Howard University, Sociology
M.A., 1987, Howard University, Sociology
Ph.D., 1999, Howard University, Sociology

Stanley Elliott - (2011), Director of Centers for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE)

B.A., 1991, Elizabeth City State University, Political Science
M.P.A., 1997, North Carolina Central University, Public Administration
Ph.D., 2013, North Carolina State University, Educational Research and Policy Analysis

Carolyn Peterson - (2010), Director of Library Services

B.A., 1973, Shaw University, English
M.L.S., 1974, North Carolina Central University, Library Sciences

Lucy Wilson - (2003), Director of Faculty Development, Assistant Professor of Education and Coordinator of CDA

B.A., 1980, Saint Augustine’s College, Sociology
M.A., 2003, Lesley University, Curriculum & Teaching

Office of Student Affairs/Administration

Jeffrey Smith - (2009), Vice President for Student Affairs

B.A., 1992, Johnson C. Smith University, English
M.Div., 1998, Interdenominational Theological Center, Missions and Ecumenism
D. Min., 2006, Garner-Webb University, Pastoral Leadership

Alfonza Carter - (1980), Vice President for Administrative Services

B.S., 1973, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Recreation
M.S., 1981, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Health & Physical Education

Stacey Sowell - (2009), Director of Admissions and Recruitment

B.A., 2003, Shaw University, English
M.A., 2005, North Carolina A&T State University, English and African American Literature

Sherlock McDougald - (2001), Assistant Director - Financial Aid

B.S., 1996, Saint Augustine’s College, Criminal Justice

Rochelle King - (2006), Dean of Enrollment Management

B.A., 1991, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Psychology

Linda Sledge - (2006), Associate Director of Financial Aid

B.S., 1983, Saint Augustine’s College, Business Administration

Agnes Baxter - (1990), Director of Judicial Services

B.S., 1983, Shaw University, Physical Education

Jerelene Carver - (2003), Director of Counseling Center/Disability Services

B.A., 1973, North Carolina Central University, Education
M.A.,1977, North Carolina Central University, Counseling

Ellen Pinckney-Wiggins - (1998), Director of Residence Life

B.S., 2006, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Business Administration
2009, Thomas Healthcare Institute, Inc., Certified Nursing Assistant I (CNA)

Ebony Johnson - (2006), Student Activities Coordinator

B.A., 2006, Shaw University, Sociology
M.A., 2013, University of Phoenix. Education

Vacant - Director of Experiental Learning and Career Development

April Rhinehardt - (2013), University Chaplain

B.A., 1978, UNC- Charlotte, Psychology
M.A., 1993, North Carolina A&T, Masters in Counseling
M. Div., 2007, Shaw University, Masters of Divinity

Wayne Joiner - (2010), Chief of Campus Police and Security

1983, North Carolina Justice Academy, Campus Law Enforcement Certificate

Office of Strategic Planning, Institutional Research, and Effectiveness

Cecil McManus - (2006), Director of Strategic Planning, Institutional Research, and Effectiveness

B.S., 1984, Western Carolina University, Psychology
M.S., 1987, North Carolina State University, Counselor Education (Guidance & Personnel Services)
Ph.D., 1993, Howard University, Psychology

Deremia Johnson - (2013), Coordinator of Institutional Assessment

B.A., 1996, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, English
M.S., 2006, Pfeiffer University, Organizational Change & Leadership

Brian Cumberbatch - (1991), Senior Data Analyst

B.S., 1994, Shaw University, Computer Information Systems

Office of Fiscal Affairs

Christopher L. Hinton - (2014), CCP, CPA, CCMA, Vice President for Fiscal Affairs

B.S., 1984, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Business and Accounting
M.B.A., 1992, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, Business Administration

Gwendolyn Perry - (2012), Manager of Procurement & Contracts

B.A., 1980, St. Augustine’s College, Business Administration

Tina Sanders - (2013), Manager, Accounting

B.A., 2000, North Carolina Central University, Business Administration & Accounting

Vacant - Controller

Shirley Fennell - (1993), Bursar

B.A., 2000, Strayer University, Business Administration
M.B.A., 2012, Strayer University, Business Administration

Sir Walter Jones, III - (2012), Manager of Receiving and Mail Services

B.S., 2011, Mount Olive College, Business Management

Office of Institutional Advancement

Bruce Grady - (2004), Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement

B.A., 1991, North Carolina State University, Mechanical Engineering
M.Div.n 1994, Duke University Divinity School, Theology/Pastoral Care
Th.M., 1996, Princeton Theological Seminary, Church & Society
Ed.D., 2002, Columbia University Teachers College, Religion & Education

Vacant - Director of Alumni Relations

Reekitta K. Grimes - (1998), Director of Development/Annual Fund

B.A., 1988, Shaw University, Radio/Television
M.A., 1991, North Carolina Central University, Educational Media & Technology

Emeka Emekauwa - (1987), WSHA General Manager

B.A., 1979, University of Wisconsin, Communication Arts
M.A., 1981, University of Wisconsin, Communication Arts
Ph.D., 1983, University of Wisconsin, Curriculum & Instruction