The New Chancellor of Southern University at Baton Rouge

Kofi Lomotey was chosen late last month as the new chancellor of Southern University at Baton Rouge. Dr. Lomotey was provost and executive vice president at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lomotey is a graduate of Oberlin College. He holds a master’s degree from Cleveland State University and a second master’s degree and a doctorate from Stanford University.

Dr. Lomotey has previously served as president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia. He has also been a member of the faculty at Medgar Evers College, Louisiana State University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo.

He has also served as editor of the journal Urban Education.