Leroy Hamilton Jr. Named Provost at Kentucky State University

Leroy Hamilton Jr. was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Kentucky State University. He most recently served as the special assistant to the president at Norfolk State University in Virginia. In addition to his role as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Kentucky State, Dr. Hamilton will also serve as a professor in the School of Education, Human Development, and the Consumer Sciences.

“The selection of Dr. Leroy Hamilton is an ideal match for Kentucky State University and our exceptional students, faculty, and staff at this point in our campus trajectory,” said M. Christopher Brown II , president of Kentucky State University. “His wealth of experience, including serving as a professor, an academic dean, as a senior academic affairs officer, and highly respected as an accreditation expert, coupled with his impressive scholarship credentials, will be beneficial to our institution.”

Dr. Hamilton holds a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in communications/ linguistics, and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix.

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