Ivory Nelson to Stay on a Bit Longer at Lincoln University

Ivory V. Nelson, president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, had planned to retire on June 30. But due to delays in selecting his replacement, Dr. Nelson has agreed to stay on until the end of the year.

Dr. Nelson, now 76 years old, has served as the university’s president since 1999. Previously, he was president of Central Washington University and earlier served as chancellor of the Alamo Community College District, San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Nelson is a graduate of Grambling State University in Louisiana. He holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Kansas.