IU Vice President Headed to NCCU - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

IU Vice President Headed to NCCU

by Associated Press

BLOOMINGTON Ind.
Outgoing Indiana University
vice president Charlie Nelms has been appointed chancellor of North
Carolina Central University,
the nation’s first state-supported liberal arts institution for black students.

Nelms, 60, credits historically black colleges and
universities with opening the door to his successful career in higher-education
administration.

“It’s consistent with my desire to give something back
to a type of institution that provided numerous opportunities to me,”
Nelms said. “That’s the real draw.”

Nelms has spent 22 years as an Indiana
University administrator. Pat
Shoulders, an IU trustee from Evansville,
called Nelms “the keeper of our diversity conscience” and a forceful
advocate for the university values of access and equity.

Nelms said he’s looking forward to being part of the growing
“new South” area around the Durham, N.C.,
school where technology and life sciences are replacing the old economic
staples of textiles and tobacco. He said there’s great potential at North
Carolina Central, the fastest-growing campus in the state university system. It
is surrounded by highly regarded Duke, the University
of North Carolina-Chapel HillNorth
Carolina State. and

Nelms is scheduled to start his new job Aug. 1. He will
succeed James H. Ammons Jr., who will become president of Florida
A&M University.

Information from: The Herald Times,
http://www.hoosiertimes.com

– Associated Press



© Copyright 2005 by DiverseEducation.com

RELATED ARTICLES >>
Professor Creates Network for Women of Color in Department Chair Roles Leading, fixing and communicating all come with the demanding job of an academic department chair. But throw in the stereotypes and the nuances that often come with being a woman of color in that position, then the job can become a little more cha...
Cybersecurity Among Topics Discussed at HBCU Conference WASHINGTON — Efforts by historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to increase engagement in industry, government and education partnerships was a key takeaway from Tuesday’s session at the 2018 National Historically Black Colleges and Univ...
A Little Advice With a Big Impact for College Students and Graduates “The only constant in the technology industry is change.” –Marc Benioff It’s never too early to start making plans to acquire a job after graduation. For college grads to have success in today’s job market, they must do more than just earn a degre...
ROTC Programs Bring Access to Education and Careers for HBCU Students The revival of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program at LeMoyne-Owen College in Tennessee makes the Memphis-based school one of several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the country that offers students an educatio...
Semantic Tags:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *