Gaddius Faulcon has been named interim president of Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina. The historically Black university enrolls just under 1,000 students, 84 percent of whom are Black.
Most recently, Dr Faulcon served as vice president of enrollment management at Saint Augustine’s University. Before that, he led historically Black Shaw University in Raleigh as its interim president from 2014 to 2015. He originally joined the Shaw faculty in 1998 and served in various administrative roles leading up to his appointment as interim president. He also previously served as acting executive director of Northeastern North Carolina Tomorrow, Inc. at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.
“I am truly honored to be asked to lead my alma mater at this crucial time in our 152-year history and look forward to working with all those who are committed to writing our next great chapter together,” said Dr. Faulcon.
Dr. Faulcon is a graduate of Saint Augustine’s University where he majored in health and physical education. He holds a MRR/MPA degree in recreation resources management and public administration and a doctorate in higher education and public administration both from North Carolina State University.