News From Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs welcomes: Glenn R. Carrington as the dean of the School of Business. Carrington comes to NSU with over 36 years of private practice and federal government experience. Over half of his career has been spent as a partner/principal with major accounting firms which include Arthur Andersen where he served as the managing partner of Andersen’s National Tax Office and Ernst & Young LLP where he served on the executive board. Carrington also served at the IRS as assistant chief counsel (income tax & accounting) and as branch chief in the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (corporate). Carrington is a two-time recipient of the “Tax Excellence Award” given by the National Bar Association’s Tax Section, author of the treatise: “Tax Accounting in Mergers and Acquisitions,” and has also served as an adjunct professor in the graduate tax program at Georgetown University Law Center. Carrington earned his law degree from the University of Virginia and his B.S. degree from Norfolk State University.

Dr. Leroy Hamilton Jr. as interim vice provost. Hamilton will focus in the area of academic effectiveness. Hamilton returns to NSU having served in various teaching and administrative positions in higher education which include as a tenured associate professor of English, executive director of a student-services unit, an academic dean, a university liaison to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and liaison to the Southern Regional Education Board. Hamilton has also served as an evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), coordinated the Academic Common Market application process, and provided leadership for a SACSCOC reaffirmation decennial review which included a Quality Enhancement Plan. An experienced grant writer, Hamilton secured more than $3.1 million dollars in external funds for academic support systems. An NSU alumnus, Hamilton holds a B.A. degree in English, an M.A. degree in communications/linguistics, and a doctorate in educational leadership.

Dr. Joseph C. Hall  as interim dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology (CSET). Hall serves as a tenured Professor of chemistry at NSU, has served as secretary and president of the NSU Faculty Senate and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Synergy – a nonprofit Biotechnology Incubator Start-up Company located in Boston, Massachusetts.  His accomplishments include publishing more than 75 peer-reviewed papers, conference presentations and books; and receiving a $3.6 million grant to establish the first and only NIH-funded Center for Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences (CBBS) at NSU that received consecutive award funding during the five-year grant period, and its associated members published more 85 peer-reviewed papers related to the Center’s research objectives. Hall previously served as NSU vice president for research and economic development, helping the University reach one of its highest levels of grants submitted and grants funded in its history. Hall earned his B.S. degree from Roanoke College in biology, his M.S. degree in biology from Old Dominion University, his Ph.D. in chemistry from Kent State University, and a post-Ph.D. fellowship award in biophysical chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University.

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