Paul Drayton Jr. has been named president of Burlington County College headquartered in Pemberton, New Jersey. The college operates four campuses and enrolls about 9,500 students. African Americans make up 19 percent of the student body.
Since 2010, Drayton has served as Burlington County Administrator. Previously, he was the director of special projects at Temple University in Philadelphia. He also served as an adjunct professor in the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania.
Drayton is a graduate of the University of Delaware and the Villanova University School of Law.