Alcorn State University Names Two Black Scholars to Academic Affairs Posts

alcornseal1Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, has announced the appointment of two Black scholars to positions in academic affairs.

Donzell Lee was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs. He joined the faculty at the university as an instructor in music and was promoted through the ranks to full professor. He also has served in a number of administrative roles, most recently as vice provost for academic affairs and graduate studies.

Dr. Lee holds degrees from Xavier University, Stanford University, and Louisiana State University.

John Igwebuike was appointed interim associate vice president for academic affairs. He joined the faculty at the university in 2001 as an assistant professor in the School of Business.

Dr. Igwebuike holds bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from Ohio State University. He earned an MBA at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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