New College Deans

Dr. Anthony GrahamDr. Anthony Graham has been appointed dean of the College of Education. Graham held the position as interim dean during the 2015-16 academic year. In 2010, he was appointed chairman of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Within five years, he was promoted to Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Programs. Graham received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching with a cognate in Multicultural Education and a master’s degree in secondary English Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University at North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Lenora CampbellDr. Lenora Campbell has been named interim dean for the College of Health and Human Sciences, effective Aug. 1, 2016. Prior to joining N.C. A&T, Campbell served as an associate dean and professor in the Division of Nursing, at Winston Salem State University. Additionally, she was an associate professor in the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Appointed by Kathryn Sebelius, former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services to the Health Resource and Service Administration, Campbell’s research focuses on the health and well-being of children and grandparents in custodial grandparent families. Campbell received a BSN from Florida A & M University, MSN from the University of Maryland, and a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dr. Gloria Jones-JohnsonDr. Gloria Jones-Johnson has been appointed interim dean for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, effective Aug. 12, 2016. Jones-Johnson formerly served as a professor of sociology at Iowa State University, specializing in social psychology, social inequality, research methods, and work and occupations. While at Iowa State University, Jones-Johnson served as director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and director of Graduate Education for the Department of Sociology. Jones-Johnson received a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, a Master of Arts from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor of Arts from Talladega College.

Dr. Abdellah AhmidouchDr. Abdellah Ahmidouch has been named the interim dean for the College of Science and Technology. Ahmidouch joined N.C. A&T in 1998, after completing a postdoctoral research associate position at Kent State University and at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has served as a professor of physics and chairman of the Physics Department at N.C. A&T. Ahmidouch has over 25 years of experience in conducting research at the forefront of physics. A highly-cited physicist, Ahmidouch holds a Ph.D. in experimental nuclear physics from the University of Geneva-Switzerland and a Master of Science in physics from the University of Grenoble-France.

The new deans will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer of their respective colleges. Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, each dean will be responsible for the overall administration of academic and research programs within their college. The position also includes oversight of student recruitment and retention, budgetary management and resource allocation, faculty and staff development, evaluation and assessment of academic programs, accreditation oversight as appropriate, providing vision, direction and oversight for strategic planning, development of relationships with external constituencies and internal units and maintaining the high academic and research standards of the college.