The New Chancellor of Fayetteville State University

James A. Anderson was named the eleventh chancellor of Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. He was a professor of psychology at the University of Albany where he previously served as vice president and vice provost.

A native of Washington, D.C., Dr. Anderson is a graduate of Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from Cornell University.

Anderson has served on the faculty at Xavier University in New Orleans and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has held vice provost positions at North Carolina State University and Texas A&M University. He currently is a member of the board of trustees at Villanova University.