In Memoriam

Clinton Bristow Jr. (1949-2006)

Clinton Bristow Jr., the president of Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, died earlier this month from heart failure while jogging on the university’s track. He was 57 years old.

Dr. Bristow had led the historically black university since 1995. He had previously served for 15 years as dean of the College of Business at Chicago State University.

President Bristow held a bachelor’s degree, a law degree, and an educational doctorate from Northwestern University. He also held an MBA from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois.