Carl Goodman Selected as the Next Provost at Texas Southern University

Carl Goodman was appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston. He will take office on July 1.

“I am truly delighted to become a part of Texas Southern University with its outstanding faculty, innovative research initiatives, and exceptional students,” said Dr. Goodman. “My vision is to create a learning-centered environment where students are receiving exceptional educational experiences from extraordinary faculty.”

For the past three years, Dr. Goodman served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University in Maryland. Earlier, he was associate provost for academic affairs and student services at Florida A&M University.

“At Texas Southern University, we value knowledge and experience and Dr. Carl Goodman embodies both,” said Lesia L. Crumpton-Young, president of Texas Southern University. “He has demonstrated a commitment to teaching, research, and innovation as well as student success throughout his career. We look forward to him contributing to our mission of transforming lives and providing exceptional leadership at our esteemed university.”

Dr. Goodman holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Jacksonville University in Florida. He earned a doctoral degree in pharmacology/toxicology from Florida A&M University. Dr. Goodman conducted postdoctoral research at the National Institute of Drug Abuse.

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