May 30, 2008
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY NAMES GARY CLARKE
UNIVERSITY, PA ~ Lincoln University President Ivory
V. Nelson has announced that Gary Clarke has been promoted
to the position of registrar at the nation’s first
degree-granting historically black institution.
“We are pleased to appoint Gary to this important
position,” President Nelson said. “He has a keen
understanding of the functions of an office so critical to
the effectiveness of the university.”
Clarke joined Lincoln University as associate registrar
in 2006 and had held the position of registrar on an interim
basis since December.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration
in 2000 and a master’s in administration, both from
Lincoln University. He is pursuing a master’s
in school counseling.
Before coming to Lincoln University, Clarke was a site administrator
for the Raising Horizons Quest Charter School in Philadelphia.
He is a member of the American Association of College Registrars
and Admissions Officers, the National Association of College
Deans, Registrars and Admissions Officers and the Sigma Beta
Delta International Business Honor Society.
Founded in 1854, Lincoln
University is a premier, historically Black University that
combines the best elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based
undergraduate core curriculum and selected graduate programs
to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological
and global society. The University is nationally
recognized as a major producer of African Americans with undergraduate
degrees in the physical sciences (biology, chemistry and physics);
computer and informational sciences; biological and life sciences. Lincoln
has an enrollment of 2,423 undergraduate and graduate students.
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