Bowie State University Announces New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Weldon Jackson, Ph.D. has been selected as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Bowie State University and will begin serving in that capacity on July 8, 2012. Currently Special Assistant to the President at Morehouse College, Dr. Jackson has more than 27 years of experience in higher education administration.

Dr. Jackson has an extensive background in leadership of the academic enterprise, having served as the chief academic officer at both Morehouse and Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. He was responsible for advancements in the academic and research programs of both institutions and developed numerous initiatives to support student and faculty development. Deeply passionate about student success, he designed the student success center at Morehouse College and expanded the use of technology in the teaching and learning process, at Manhattan College.

"I am very pleased to have Dr. Jackson assume this critical leadership position as part of my Bowie State University team," said President Mickey L. Burnim. "He brings with him a wealth of experience, character and commitment to help us move Bowie State University to the next level of excellence."

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