Sep 21, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

The Officers of Administration



Executive Leadership Team

Gaddis Faulcon,  B.S., MRR/MPA, Ed.D
Interim President

Yvonne C. Umphrey, B.S., M.Ed., M.S., Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs

Ronald H. Brown, B.S., Ed.M., Ed.D.
Interim Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Services

Tonya Jackson, B.A., M.B.A.
Chief Financial Officer

Sharon Laisure, B.A., M.P.A.
Chief of Staff and Vice President for Administration

George Williams, B.S., M.A.
Athletic Director and Head Track Coach

Nita Byrd, B.S., M.S., M.Div.
University Chaplain

Audrey Ivory
Executive Assistant to the President

President Emeritus

Robinson, Prezell, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor; President Emeritus; Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Academic Administrators and Deans of the Schools 

Anthony, Booker T.,  B.A., M.A., Ph. D.
Vice Provost, Sponsored Programs and Title III Director/SACSCOC Liaison

Bass, Kengie, B.S., M.S.A., Ed.D.
Dean, General College

Bynum, Marcus, B.S.,  M.B.A.
Dean and Battalion Commander, United States Army, Division of Military Sciences

Coneal, Wanda, B.A., M.S.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Humanities, Education, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Curtis, Linda Hubbard, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Vice Provost, Academic and Administrative Operations; ADA Compliance Officer

Hankins, Orlando, B.S., Ph.D.
Vice Provost, Academic Services and Technology Operations

Melton, Mark, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Sciences, Mathematics, and Public Health

Nevels, Tiwanna, B.S., M.L.S.
Director, Library Services and Archives, Prezell R. Robinson Library

Sapp, Van, B.A., M.B.A.
Dean, School of Business, Management and Technology

Weldon, LaVerne B.A.,  M.Ed., Ed.D.
Senior Assistant to the Provost

The Administrative Staff

Bannerman, Joyce, B.A., M.A.
Director of Student Success/Testing

Brown, Ann, B.A.
Dean of Women

Douglas-Ward, Chanda, B.A., M.B.A.
Director, Human Resources

Griffin, Sharon
Acting Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships 

Herman, Sharon
Chief of Police

Love, Cindy, B.A., M.P.A., Ph.D.
Dean, Professional Development and Career Center

Moses, M. Iyailu, B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Director of Academic Advising and Tutorial Center

Norman, Paul, B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
Dean of Men, Director of the First Year Experience

Outlaw, Jeanese, B.S.
Associate University Registrar

Stephens, Antonio, B.S., M.A.
Director, Academic Achievers Program, Educational Talent Search and Upward Bound

Ximines, Sheryl H., B.A.
Director, Alumni Affairs

Young, Cy, B.S.
WAUG-TV/Power 750am, General Manager

The Faculty

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Abebe, Moges
Associate Professor, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences (B.S. Coppin State University, Ph.D. Howard University)

Adams, Colin
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences (B.A. Hampton University, M.A. University of Toledo; M.A.T.S., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary)

Arkenberg, Marnie
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences (B.A., M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University)

Bass, Kengie
Assistant Professor, Dean, General College (B.S., East Carolina University; M.S.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University)

Benton, Sheila
Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management (B.A., Saint Augustine’s University; M.S., Grambling State University; Ph.D., Florida State University) 

Berry-McCrea, Erin
Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communications (B.S., UNC-Pembroke; M.A., Bowie State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland-Baltimore County)

Bethel, Darnell
Associate Professor, Department of Education (B.S., District of Columbia Teacher’s College; M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D. Nova Southeastern University)

Bethell, Elroy
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Computer Information Systems (B.S. Saint Augustine’s College, M.B.A. Campbell University; M.S., Walden University)

Bissinger, Michael
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (B.S., Drexel University; Master of Industrial Design, North Carolina State University)

Brodie, Evangeline B.
Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management (B.A., M.A., North Carolina State University)

Bryant, Dino
Assistant Professor, History, General College (B.A., Jackson State University; M.A., New Mexico State; Ph.D., Texas Tech University)

Carr, Tyrell
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological & Physical Sciences (B.S., Elizabeth City State University; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University; Post-Doc, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Coneal, Wanda B.
Associate Professor, Dean, School of Humanities, Educaton, Social and Behavioral Sciences (B.A., UNC-Greensboro; M.S.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University)

Curtis, Linda Hubbard
Vice Provost for Academic and Administrative Operations; Associate Professor, Department of Education (B.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University, Ph.D., SIUC)

Dallas, Linda
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (B.S., Howard University, M.A., North Carolina State University)

Davis, Jr., Alfred
Band Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A., M.A., Hampton University)

Elizuk, William
Instructor, Department of Education (Associates, Miami Dade Community College; B.S., M.S., Ed.D., Florida International University

Ellis, Shakima
Assistant Professor, Department of Media & Communications (B.A., University of North Carolina at Pembroke; B.S., Kaplan University; M.A., Southern New Hampshire University)

Evans, K. Celeste
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A,. Spelman College, M.A., University of Florida-Gainesville, Ph.D., Wayne State University)

Evans, Valerie
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems (B.S., M.B.A., Lincoln Memorial University)

Fenner, Rosalynde M.
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice (B.A., Saint Augustine’s University; M.A., City University of New York; Doctoral Student, Grand Canyon University)

Ford, Shelton
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Education (B.S., North Carolina State University; M.S., Fayetteville State University; Ph.D., North Carolina State University)

Fournier, Elizabeth
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences (S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Goza, Pauline
Executive Director, Department of Extended Studies (B.S., Elizabeth City State University; M.A., Kent State University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University)

Grady, Anthony
Associate Professor, Department of Extended Studies (B.A., M.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University; Ed.D., North Carolina State University; M.B.A., Strayer University)

Green, Marino
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences (B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama )

Greene, Rob
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (B.S., M.F.A., North Carolina State University)

Hankins, Orlando
Vice Provost for Academic Services and Technology Applications, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics (B.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University)

Hervie, Nakotey
Instructor,Department of Humanities (B.A., University of Ghana; M.A., North Carolina Central University)

Holly, Daniel
Assistant Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Media & Communications (B.A., Harvard University; M.S. Columbia University School of Journalism)

Ibeziako, Charles
Associate Professor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management (B.S. Shaw University, M.S. North Carolina A & T State University; D.B.A Argosy University FL)

Imafidon, Timothy
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics (B.S., M.S., North Carolina A & T State University)

Jack, George
Associate Professor, Department of Theatre Arts (B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.F.A., The University of Louisville)

Jeffreys, Harold
Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University; Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Johnson, Ethel Ophelia
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Queens University of Charlotte, N.C.)

Judon-Monk, Selena
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Exercise Science (B.S., North Carolina A&T State University; M.P.H, UNC-Greensboro; D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University)

Lewis, Shawn
Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean, Chair, Department of Humanities (B.A., West Virginia State College; M.A., Marshall University; Ph.D., Howard University)

Luscans, Bernard
Assistant Professor, Chair, Service Programs, General College (M.A., University of Paris IV, La Sorbonne, Paris, France; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Lyons, James
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice (B.S., North Carolina Central University; M.S., Michigan State University)

McAden, Bridgette C.
Assistant Professor, Office of TRIO Programs (B.S., Shaw University; M.S., University of St. Joseph; Ph.D., Capella University)

Melton, Mark
Professor, Dean, School of Sciences, Mathematics and Public Health (B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University; Ph.D., University of Maryland; Post-Doctorate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine)

Moses, M. Iyailu
Director of Academic Advising and Tutorial Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Education (B.A., M.S. The City College of New York; Ed.D. North Carolina State University)

Muhammad, Umar
Instructor, Department of Business, Accounting and Sport Management (B.A., North Carolina State University; M.S., North Carolina Central University)

Murrell, Mariah S.
Assistant Professor, General College (Foreign Language) (B.A., Johnson C. Smith University; M.A., Winthrop University; Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Njai, Alpha
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences (B.A., Saint Augustine’s University; M.A., North Carolina Central University)

Nwosu, Patricia W.
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities (M.A., North Carolina Central University)

Robinson, B. Renee
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice (B.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.S., East Carolina University)

Rodriquez, Angelis
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences (B.S.W., North Carolina State University; M.S.W., North Carolina Central University)

Rowe, Sheria 
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Computer Information Systems (B.S., Saint Augustine’s University; M.I.S., North Carolina Central University; D.B.A., Argosy University)

Russell, Joyce
Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A., Bennett College; M.A., North Carolina Central University; Ph.D., Emory University)

Sapp, Van B.
Assistant Professor, Dean, School of Business, Management and Technology (B.S., Tuskegee University; M.B.A., Clark Atlanta University)

Sauls, Derrick
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Exercise Science and Public Health (B.S., North Carolina State University, M.S., Northeastern University, Ph.D., North Carolina State University)

Shimpi, Lalchand
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems (B.S., M.S., University of Poona, India; M.A., M.S., Ed.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Smith, Crystal
Instructor, Department of Humanities (B.A., UNC-Greensboro; M.F.A., Queens University of Charlotte)

Sparrow, Lamont
Instructor, Department of Humanities (B.A., M.A., Fayetteville State University)

Straud, Sarah
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences (B.S., Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center)

Swain, Renee
Assistant Professor, Department of Education (B.S., Saint Augustine’s University; M.A., The Ohio State University)

Tyler, Virginia
Associate Professor, Department of Humanities (B.A., Duke University; M.F.A., Temple University)

Ugwuoke, Simon
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics (B.S., University of Nigeria, Nsukka; M.A.T., Calvin College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City)

Umphrey, Yvonne C.
Provost, Professor, Department of Mathematics (B.S., Fayetteville State University; M.Ed., M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University)

Vega, Maria
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics (  )

Walker, Kelcy
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Exercise Science (B.S., M.A. [Health Education and Promotion], East Carolina University; D.P.H., Capella University)

Wang-Anthony, Lena
Instructor, General College (B.S., Beijing Teaching University; M.B.A., Johnson Wales University; Chinese Language Certification, American Council for Teaching Foreign Language)

Washington, Jana, B.A.
Instructor, Office of TRIO Programs

Watson, Brenda
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Exercise Science (B.S., M.S. [Comparative Biomedical Science], Master of Food Science, North Carolina State University; Ph.D.,North Carolina State University)

Webb, Patrick
Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice (B.S., Lamar University; M.A., Ph.D., Prairie View A&M University)

Williams, Katrina
Assistant Professor, Department of Education (B.S., Winston-Salem State University, M.S., North Carolina A & T State University)

Winston, Shirlkeymu
Assistant Professor, General College (History) (B.A., M.A., North Carolina Central University; Ph.D., Howard University)

Wurie, Alieu
Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Mathematics (B.S., (Chemistry), B.S. (Mathematics), Saint Augustine’s University; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University)