Dr. Richard Green assumed the post of interim president of The Lincoln University on July 1.
Previously, Dr. Green served as interim provost of St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where he worked since June 2014 while that university conducted its search for a provost. Prior to that, he held other interim positions at Albany State University in Georgia, National Louis University in Illinois, Alcorn State University in Mississippi and Midland Lutheran College in Nebraska. He was also Assistant to the President at the State University of New York College at Buffalo, New York.
Over the years, Dr. Green also served in numerous other university leadership posts, including president of Jefferson Community College in Kentucky and interim president of Metropolitan State University in Minnesota and acting president at Midland Lutheran College. In addition, he has held faculty and teaching positions at Metropolitan State University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Concordia College at Moorhead, Minnesota, University of Louisville, Kentucky State University and North Dakota State University. In addition to his appointments in higher education, he also served as Assistant to the President and CEO at Honeywell Inc. and as Director of Executive Education for the company.
Dr. Green earned his bachelorís degree in chemistry from Concordia College, a masterís degree in physical chemistry from North Dakota State University and his doctorate in inorganic chemistry from the University of Louisville. He also is a graduate of the Harvard University Institute of Educational Management.
Dr. Green will be joined by his wife, Dr. Dorothy Green. They are parents of two adult children, Kim and Richard, and are very proud of their three grandchildren.