Cambridge College Appoints a New Provost

Elwood L. Robinson was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Cambridge College. The appointment is effective July 1. The college is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but has seven other campus centers across the country.

Dr. Robinson has been on the faculty and served in many administration positions at North Carolina Central University in Durham for over 20 years. He has served as dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and chair of the department of psychology.

Dr. Robinson is a magna cum laude graduate of North Carolina Central University. He holds a master’s degree in psychology from Fisk University in Nashville, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University.

Related Articles


  1. Congratulations Dr. Robinson. As president of the NJ Chapter of the NCCU Alumni Association, we are very proud of your very obvious promotion and wish you much success in your future endeavors.

    Betty Holloway
    Class of 1970 (graduated ’71-Business Administration)

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Pew Research Center Provides Insight into Share of Black-Owned Businesses in the United States

Through analyzing data from the United States Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation, the Pew Research Center found that Black-owned businesses make up 3 percent of companies and earn 1 percent of gross revenue in the United States.

Martin Lemellle Appointed the Eleventh President of Grambling State University

Dr. Martin Lemelle has been serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Study Finds Elementary School Teachers More Likely to Discipline Black Boys than White Peers

“It is important to understand how race and racism shape children’s earliest school experiences,” wrote study author, Dr. Calvin Zimmerman. “Even for students as young as 6 years old, schools perpetuate existing social and educational inequalities.”

Johnnetta Betsch Cole Appointed President-In-Residence of the United Negro College Fund Capital Campaign

“With her immense expertise and passion for education, Dr. Cole will play a pivotal role in advancing the goals of our capital campaign and UNCF’s mission of ensuring equal access to higher education for underrepresented students of color,” said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund.

Featured Jobs