The board of trustees at Clark Atlanta University has announced the appointment of Ronald A. Johnson as the next president of the historically Black university. Since 2011, Dr. Johnson has been dean of the School of Business at Texas Southern University in Houston. He will become president of Clark Atlanta University on July 1.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Johnson served as dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He has taught at Florida A&M University, Northeastern University in Boston, and Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. He earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.