George Miller Named Dean of Graduate Studies at Norfolk State University

george-miller-thumbGeorge E. Miller was named the inaugural dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at Norfolk State University in Virginia. Dr. Miller is the former president of Martin University in Indianapolis. He resigned as president on November 1 after being appointed to the position in February 2012.

Before being named president of Martin University, Dr. Miller was vice president for academic affairs and Presidential Professor of Chemistry at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He is the former provost at both Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Bowie State University in Maryland. Earlier in his career, he spent 11 years on the faculty at Norfolk State University and served as associate vice president for academic affairs. During his tenure at Norfolk State, he was a founder of the university’s Center for Materials Research and served as the director of the center for four years.

Dr. Miller earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in mathematics from Delaware State University in Dover. He earned a master’s degree in physical chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Howard University.

Related Articles


  1. Dear George;
    I hope I have the right George Miller. I believe we went to the same grade
    School which would of been in Dunkirk, In, I
    Remember being in Ms Sutton class in the
    Third grade.

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Two Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to University Provost Positions

Nosa O. Egiebor is the new provost and executive vice chancellor at Montana Technological University in Butte and Toni Williams has been named provost and executive vice president of academic affairs at Martin University in Indianapolis.

Study Finds That Protesting NFL Players Who ‘Took a Knee’ at 2016 Games Were Penalized Financially

A recent study by scholars at the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Connecticut, and Pennsylvania State University examined the career trajectories of the first 50 NFL athletes to kneel in protest during a pregame national anthem in 2016.

Winston Oluwole Soboyejo Named President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Soboyejo has been serving at Worchester Polytechnic Institute since 2017, first as dean of engineering, then provost and senior vice president, and later interim president. Earlier, Dr. Soboyejo was a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University for 17 years.

Education Department Debuts the Equity in Education Dashboard

the website is divided into a series of domains, each of which includes a set of indicators. The indicators highlight disparities in education among population groups, including differences by race/ethnicity, sex, socioeconomic status, English learner status, and disability status.

Featured Jobs