The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System has chosen Elwood L. Robinson as the next chancellor of Winston-Salem State University. He will begin his role as chancellor on January 1.
Since 2012, Dr. Robinson has been the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Cambridge College in Massachusetts. Previously he was the founding dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at North Carolina Central University. He joined the faculty there in 1984.
Dr. Robinson is a magna cum laude graduate of the North Carolina Central University. He earned a master’s degree from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Pennsylvania State University.