Luther Williams named provost at Tuskegee University
The Tuskegee News
December 9, 2010
Dr. Luther S. Williams has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Tuskegee University, effective December 13.
Williams, who currently serves as dean of graduate studies and director of the Integrative BioSciences Ph.D. Program, has had a distinguished career that ranges from faculty positions at major American universities to administrative roles in higher educational and government agencies, particularly in science and technology.
As chief academic officer, Williams is responsible to him for all curricular, instructional, research, outreach and faculty personnel matters. He will have authority and responsibility for advancing the academic quality and stature of the University.
Under the direction of President Dr. Gilbert Rochon, who appointed Williams to the position, the provost allocates budgets, faculty positions and instructional resources for all academic areas, including research in the University libraries, outreach, and undergraduate, graduate and summer school programs.
Williams previously served as provost at the University. He will continue to assist with the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care.