Lincoln is led by President Brenda A. Allen. For more details on Lincoln's governance, please visit:
Access Lincoln’s human resources, administrative, faculty, employee and collective bargaining policies on the HR Policies page.
Lincoln’s administrative offices are crucial in supporting the operations and mission of the university. They deal with a wide range of issues including human resources, financial activities, research administration and student affairs.
Brenda A. Allen, Ph.D.
Chief of Staff
Diane M. Brown, MHS
Senior Advisor to the President (Interim)
Dorcas L. Colvin, Ed.D.
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Patricia Pierce Ramsey, Ph.D. - On Research Leave
Vice President for Student Success & Dean of the College
Lenetta R. Lee, Ph.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Mellissia M. Zanjani, Ph.D., CFRE
Vice President for Human Resources
Jake Tanksley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Vice President for Finance & Administration
Charles T. Gradowski, CPA
Dean of Faculty
Patricia A. Joseph, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Success and Academic Support
Evelyn Davis-Poe, M.A.
Associate Vice President for Student Success, Health and Wellness
Frederick T. Faison, M.Ed., M.Div., Ed.D.
Associate Provost for Enrollment Management
Kimberly Taylor-Benns, Ed.D.
Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning
Tiffany Lee, M.Ed., M.S.
Director of Athletics & Recreational Services
Harry O. Stinson III, M.S.-SA
Director of Public Safety
Marc R. Partee, M.S.
Chief Information Officer
Justin McKenzie, M.S., M.B.A.