The Presidential Search Advisory Committee included faculty, students, alumni, Board of Trustees members, business leaders, and community representatives.
(Wilberforce, Oh.) The Central State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee has recommended to the Board of Trustees four candidates to move forward in the evaluation process for the position of President. The candidates will be invited to the university this week to tour the institution and surrounding areas, participate in separate open forum sessions and interviews with the Board of Trustees.
The candidates are:
• Dr. Johnson Akinleye, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs, University of North Carolina Wilmington
• Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, Lead Consultant for Higher Education, H & H Educational Consultants, LLC and former Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Coppin State University
• Ms. Helen Jones-Kelley, Executive Director, Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board
• Dr. Maurice Taylor, Vice President for University Operations, Morgan State University
The open forum presentations/Q & A sessions will be held Saturday, April 28, 2012 in room 114 of the Center for Education and Natural Sciences.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. -- Johnson Akinleye
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. -- Cynthia Jackson-Hammond
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. -- Helen Jones-Kelley
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. -- Maurice Taylor
The Presidential Search Advisory Committee included faculty, students, alumni, Board of Trustees members, business leaders, and community representatives. The Board of Trustees expects a decision on a timeline that will allow the next President to be on campus by the fall of 2012.
Central State University is a key contributor to the production of leaders who serve in the fields of teaching, science, law, business, and the arts. The University, celebrating its 125th anniversary is committed to supporting Ohio's efforts to increase the number of citizens with baccalaureate degrees in the knowledge-based fields of the twenty-first century. Central State University has been designated by the State of Ohio as a Center of Excellence in Emerging Technologies and Fine and Performing Arts. Central State University is Ohio's only publicly supported Historically Black University.