National Institute on Aging

Cynthia Warrick Named the Seventh President of Stillman College in Alabama

The board of trustees of Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has named Cynthia Warrick as the seventh president of the historically Black college. She has been serving as interim president since the beginning of the year. At the time of her appointment, it was reported that she was not considered to be a candidate for the position on a permanent basis.

In recent years, Dr. Warrick has twice filled the role of interim president at historically Black universities; South Carolina State University and Grambling State University in Louisiana. Before becoming interim president at Stillman, Dr. Warrick had been serving as a senior fellow at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and as president of the Society for Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences, based in Houston, Texas. Earlier in her career, Dr. Warrick taught at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Howard University in Washington, D.C., Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, and the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston.

Dr. Warrick is a graduate of Howard University, where she majored in pharmacy. She earned a master’s degree in public policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and a doctorate in environmental science and public policy at George Mason University.


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  1. Cecily Scott says:

    Congratulations girlie!!! You are still showing me the way. I am so happy you’re my big sister. Now can we go somewhere and retire lol.

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  3. Mark Nichter says:

    Congratulations –what an honor and what a challenge ……

  4. Amira Shalaby says:

    Congrats Cynthia!! Wishing you the best always!!

  5. Ruben Archield says:

    Congrats my childhood friend. Stillman is officially in good hands. We are all very proud of you.

  6. Donald Ray Jenkins says:

    Congratulations, Dr. Warrick.

    I remember you from Elizabeth City State University.


    Donald Ray Jenkins, PhD

  7. Chauncey D Manson II says:

    Congratulation my Bison Sister!!! I know you will do a great job!!!

  8. Audrey Battiste says:

    Congratulations, Dr. Warrick! I was afraid it was going to be “always a bridesmaid and never a bride!” You will do good. You would have been president at SCSU if it weren’t for the Aliens that were in charge at the time. We wish you well!

  9. LaSandra says:

    Great choice, Stillman! Congratulations, Soror!

  10. Tarlesha Smith says:

    Congratulations Dr. Warrick! I am very happy for you. You deserve it.
    Stillman is blessed….

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