Fort Valley State Universitys College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college at the university, now has a new leader.
Victor M.D. Brown has been named dean of the college and will begin his duties April 15, the university announced Tuesday.
Brown currently is dean of the Division of Science, Mathematics and Technology at Burling County College in New Jersey, and he also served as a research professor and director of the AgriTREK program at Tuskegee University. He has experience in senior administration, project management and biomedical research, according to a news release.
A Jamaica native, Brown earned his doctoral degree in biochemistry from the University of the West Indies. He also graduated with a masters in business administration from Emory University, and earned a certificate in molecular plant pathology and tissue culture from Wye College, University of London, according to the news release.
His credentials are excellent, and his strengths directly address the needs of our arts and sciences programs as we move forward into the 21st century, Canter Brown, FVSU executive vice president and interim president of academic affairs, said in the news release.