The New Chancellor of North Carolina A&T State University

Stanley F. Battle was named the new chancellor of North Carolina A&T State University. Lloyd V. Hackley, who was named interim chancellor when James Resnick left to take an executive position with the American Council on Education, will serve out the remainder of this academic year. Dr. Battle will assume his duties at North Carolina A&T on July 1, 2007.

A native of Springfield, Massachusetts, Battle has served for the past three years as president of Coppin State University in Baltimore. He is a 1973 graduate of Springfield College, where he majored in sociology. Battle holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Connecticut. He also holds a master’s degree in public health and a doctorate in social welfare policy from the University of Pittsburgh.

Prior to going to Coppin State, Dr. Battle taught at the University of Minnesota, Boston University, the University of Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State University, and the University of Milwaukee at Wisconsin.