The New Chancellor of North Carolina Central University

This past Friday, Charlie Nelms, vice president for institutional development at Indiana University, was named chancellor of North Carolina Central University. Nelms has previously served as president of the University of Michigan at Flint and the Indiana University campus at Richmond. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in agronomy and chemistry, he holds a master’s degree and an educational doctorate from Indiana University.

Dr. Nelms, who will assume office on August 1, succeeds James Ammons who left to become president of Florida A&M University.