Everett B. Ward to Lead Saint Augustine’s University

Dianne Boardley Suber, president of Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, announced on Friday April 4 that she would leave her post on May 31. But On April 7, the board of trustees announced that Dr. Suber was no longer president of the university and that day-to-day operations would be under the leadership of Ronald Brown, the vice president for strategic initiatives at the university. Dr. Suber has been president of the historically Black educational institution since December 1999.

Now Sdr. everett wardaint Augustine’s University has announced that Everett B. Ward will serve as interim president. Dr. Ward was director of the HBCU/Minority Institutions of Higher Education program for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. He served as chair of the board of trustees of Saint Augustine’s University from 2009 to 2011.

Dr. Ward is a graduate of Saint Augustine’s University. He earned a master’s degree North Carolina State University in Raleigh and a doctorate in leadership studies from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro.

To read Dr. Ward’s statement to the Saint Augustine University community, click here.

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