James Renick

Born: December 8, 1948, Rockford, Ill
Parents: Constance Carmachael Renick and James Renick
Married: Peggy Gadsden
Children: Karinda
Education: Central Ohio State University, BA 1970; Kansas University, MSW 1972; Florida State University, Ph.D. 1980


1975-81: University of West Florida, Assistant Professor Social Work, Community mental health counselor
1981-85: University of South Florida, Associate Professor Public Administration
1983-85: University of South Florida, Assistant to the President
1985-88: University of South Florida, Founding Chair Executive Fellows Program, Institute of Government; Assistant Dean Graduate School
1988: University of South Florida, Director of Public Administration Program, Institute of Government
1989-91: George Mason University, Associate Provost and Director Early Identification Program
1991-93: George Mason University, Vice Provost Academic Initiative & External Affairs
1993-99: University of Michigan-Dearborn, Chancellor
1993: Inducted into the Donald K. Anthony Achievement Hall of Fame at Central State University in Ohio.

March 19, 1999: Named as the new N.C. A&T chancellor, Greensboro
July 16, 1999: Begins job as Chancellor
April 20: 2000: Installed as ninth chancellor of N.C. A&T
June 26, 2001: Signs a “memorandum of understanding” with Sit-In Movement Inc.
February 3, 2006: Announces resignation.
June 2006: Begins position with the American Council on Education (ACE) as senior vice president for programs and research.
Senior associate at the consulting firm Penson and Associates.
May 2009:Named executive assistant and senior adviser to the president of Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.


Compiled by Diane Lamb, News & Record Researcher
Sources: News & Record archive; Marquis Who’s Who in America, 60th Edition.

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