Two African American University Administrators Announce Their Retirements

Gaddis Faulcon recently retired from his post as vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dr. Faulcon joined the staff at the university in 2016. Earlier, he was interim president of Shaw University in Raleigh. There he was dean of the graduate studies program and chair of the department of allied health.

Dr. Faulcon is a graduate of Saint Augustine’s University. He holds a master’s degree and an educational doctorate from North Carolina State University.

Phail Wynn, vice president and director of the Office of Durham and Regional Affairs at Duke University in North Carolina, announced that he will step down from his post on June 30. Dr. Wynn came to Duke in 2008 after serving for 28 years at President of Durham Technical Community College. He was the first African American president in the North Carolina Community College System.

Dr. Wynn is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. After six years in the U.S. Army that included a combat tour in Vietnam, he earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in Raleigh.


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