Charles W. Richardson Jr. is the new dean of the School of Business at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He was a visiting professor at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. Earlier in his academic career, Dr. Richardson was an associate professor of marketing at Clark Atlanta University.
Dr. Richardson had a 25-year career at AT&T where he was manager of marketing information systems, manager of international communication systems, and manager of global business communication.
Henry N. Tisdale, president of Claflin University, said that Dr. Richardson’s “track record of leadership, corporate, and academic experience, tremendous personal energy, and strong commitment to achieving excellence will surely enhance our business programs on a global scale.”
Dr. Richardson is graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, where he majored in mathematics. He holds a master’s degree in operations research and statistics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, an MBA from New York University, and a doctorate in marketing and international business from Pace University in New York.