The New President of Clark Atlanta University

Carlton E. Brown was named the third president of Clark Atlanta University, the historically black educational institution in Georgia. Brown has served as interim president of the university since February. He came to Clark Atlanta in July 2007 as executive vice president and provost. He previously served as president of Savannah State University.

Brown holds a bachelor’s degree and an educational doctorate from the University of Massachusetts. He also has served on the faculty of Old Dominion University and Hampton University.

Brown was selected without the board of trustees conducting a national presidential search. He will take office on August 1.