Secretary of Higher Education, February 1, 2007 to January 1, 2011.
Member, Maryland K-16 Partnership Leadership Council, 2007; Education Coordinating Council for Correctional Institutions, 2007-08; Statewide Commission on the Shortage in the Health Care Workforce, 2007-08; Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education, 2007-08; Task Force to Implement Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights and Tolerance Education, 2007-08; Instructional Materials Access Guidelines Committee, 2007-10; Workforce Creation and Adult Education Transition Council, 2008; Task Force on the Preservation of Heritage Language Skills in Maryland, 2008-09; Task Force to Review Physician Shortages in Rural Areas, 2008-09.
Associate Professor (education), Kentucky State University, 1973-74. Professor (education), Fayetteville State University, 1974-75. Vice-President, Dean, Academic Affairs, Professor (education), Delaware State College, 1978-83. President, Bowie State University, 1983-92; Jackson State University, 1992-99; California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1999-2007.
Interim President, University of the District of Columbia, 2013-.
Member, Committee on Alcohol Abuse and Misuse on College Campuses, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1998.
Attended University of Connecticut, B.A. (spanish), 1965; M.A. (student personnel), 1971; Ph.D. (professional higher education administration), 1973; Institute for Education Management, Harvard University, 1976. Vice-President, Academic Affairs, Barber Scotia College, 1975-78. Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; American Association of State Colleges and Universities (committee on diversity & social change, 1996-99); American Council on Education (commissioner, commission on minorities in higher education, 2001-04); Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Member, Board of Advisors for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions, U.S. Air Force, 1997. Member, Board of Directors, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, 1997-99. Member, Nominating Committee, Commission on Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1998-2000 (member, visiting committee, 1998). President, California Collegiate Athletic Associations, 2001-02. Member, Division II President's Council, National Collegiate Athletic Association, 2003-07. Heritage Award, 100 Black Men of Maryland, 2008. Richard Allen Man of the Year Award, Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Baltimore, 2009.
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