New President at Norfolk State University

Carolyn W. Meyers was named president of Norfolk State University, the historically black educational institution in Virginia. She will take office in July. When introduced to the university community last week after her appointment was announced, Meyers admitted that she was so excited that "I've been squealing for two days now."

Since 2001 Meyers has served as the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.

Dr. Meyers is a native of the Norfolk area. She holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Howard University. She earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Georgia Tech.

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