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Carlton E. Brown became the
third president of Clark Atlanta University on August 1, 2008
after serving as Executive Vice President and Provost, beginning
A native of Macon, Ga., Dr. Brown received both his Bachelor of Arts degree and his doctorate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He earned his doctorate in multicultural education in 1979, and his bachelor's degree in English and American Studies in 1971. After completing his undergraduate degree, Dr. Brown worked as a teacher and counselor in an inner-city alternative high school.
After serving on the faculty
of the School of Education at Old Dominion University in Virginia
from 1979 to 1987, he joined the faculty of Hampton University
in Virginia as the Dean of the School of Education. Later, he
served as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Education and
in 1996, was promoted to Vice President for Planning and Dean
of the Graduate College.
Dr. Brown is married to T. LaVerne Ricks-Brown, and the couple has two adult children.
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