Hampton University Gets a New Provost

Hampton University, the historically black educational institution in Virginia, has appointed Pamela Hammond as university provost. In this position she will serve as the chief academic officer of the university. Previously Dr. Hammond was dean of the Hampton University School of Nursing.

Earlier in 2009 Dr. Hammond was named Humanitarian of the Year by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities. In 2007 she was one of the inaugural inductees into the Academy of Nursing Education.

Dr. Hammond is a graduate of Tuskegee University. She holds a master’s degree in maternal-child nursing from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. in urban services from Old Dominion University.