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Board of Trustees

Barbara Landers Bowles

Chairperson of the Board
CEO (ret.)
The Kenwood Group
Illinois

Patricia Castles Meadows­

Vice Chairperson of the Board
President, Dixie Gaphics, Inc.
Tennessee

H. James Williams Ph.D., CPA, CMA, J.D., LL.M.

President
Fisk University
Tennessee

Jacquelyn Denton Alton

President
Almeda Travel
Texas

Camilla P. Benbow, Ed.D.

Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development
Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Tennessee

John W. Bluford III

President and CEO
Truman Medical Center
Missouri

Linda E. Brown Coleman, Ph.D.

CEO
R & L Group, Inc.
Texas

Rev. Marcus D. Cosby

Senior Pastor
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Texas

Mike Curb, J.D.

Trustee Emeritus
Chairman
Curb Records
Tennessee

Cheryl McKissack Daniel

President and CEO
The McKissack Group, Inc.
New York

Brooke Davies

Student Representative
President, Student Government Association 2013-2014
Tennessee

Katherine Read Ezell

Principal
Market Solutions Consulting
Tennessee

Michael E. Hampton

CEO and Sole Shareholder
Mike Hampton Properties
Tennessee

Vincent H. Leal

Chair, General Alumni
Association of Fisk University
Texas

Amanda Griscom Little

Journalist and Writer-in-Residence
Vanderbilt University
Tennessee

Challis M. Lowe

Senior Vice President (ret.)
Ascension Health
Florida

Hassell McClellan, D.B.A.

Associate Professor & Former Associate Dean, Carroll School of Management (ret.)
Boston College
Massachusetts

Leatrice B. McKissack,
Hon. D.H.L.

Trustee Emerita
CEO (ret.)
McKissack & McKissack
Tennessee

Adrienne Seraile McWilliams

Station Manager
Disney TV Group
New York

Leslie Meek, J.D

Administrative Law Judge
Department of Employment Services
District of Columbia

Steven H. Morgan, Ph.D.

Faculty Representative
Chair, Faculty Assembly 2013-2014
Professor of Physics
Chairperson, Department of Life and Physical Sciences
Tennessee

Temitope Obanla

Student Representative
Chief Justice, Student Government Association
Tennessee

Sheila Peters, Ph.D.

Faculty Representative
Professor of Psychology
Psychology Discipline Coordinator
Tennessee

Frank L. Sims

Corporate Vice President (ret.)
Cargill, Inc.
Georgia