Robert L. Satcher Sr. has announced that he is stepping down as president of St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia. He will continue as an executive adviser to the college until his retirement in March. Eddie M. Moore Jr., former president of Virginia State University will serve as interim president, effective November 10. Dr. Satcher will receive the title of president emeritus at this spring’s commencement ceremonies.
Dr. Satcher, the college’s ninth president, has served in that role since 2007. Previously, he was vice president for academic affairs, provost, and professor of chemistry at the college. He has also taught and held administrative positions at Fisk University and Hampton University.
President Satcher is a graduate of Alabama State University and holds a master’s degree from Arizona State University. He earned a Ph.D. in chemistry at Oregon State University.