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Two Lincoln Universities – two Morehouse Alumni as their Presidents

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Kevin Rome, '89, was recently selected to become president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. IMAGE: Lincoln University

Kevin Rome, ’89, was recently selected to become president of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. IMAGE: Lincoln University

Dr. Kevin D. Rome, ’89, named president of Lincoln University in Missouri

The Lincoln University Board of Curators announced that Dr. Kevin D. Rome will be the 19th President of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Dr. Rome will begin his term as President of Lincoln University on June 1, 2013.  He currently serves as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina.  A position he has held since 2008.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia; the Masters of Education from The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; and the Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.
Dr. Robert Jennings is the current president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.  IMAGE: Lincoln University

Dr. Robert Jennings is the current president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. IMAGE: Lincoln University

Dr. Robert Jennings, ’72, current president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania

Robert R. Jennings became the thirteenth President of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania on January 2, 2012. Dr. Jennings brings with him many years of experience in strategic planning, operational and financial management, program and policy development, fundraising, research (grants/contracts) development/management, and student affairs.

Dr. Jennings is a graduate of Morehouse College (1972) where he received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Atlanta University where he received the Masters degree in Educational Psychology/Elementary Education, a Specialist degree in Interrelated Learning and a Doctor of Education degree in Administration and Policy Studies. He also holds Masters Certification in Adult Basic Education from the University of Georgia and Masters Certification in Curriculum and Instruction and Gifted Education from Georgia State University. He has studied as a Charles Merrill Fellow at the University of Ghana in West Africa, as a Fulbright Fellow in Recife, Brazil and as an Oxford Roundtable Scholar in Oxford, England.

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