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Executive Cabinet

Expertise. Commitment. Leadership.

Led by the president of the university, these individuals comprise the executive cabinet. They work closely together with the president, trustees, and academic leadership to provide advice, develop and implement university-wide initiatives, and oversee operation of the university.

The cabinet meets with the president on a weekly basis and attends the Board of Trustees meetings.

George T. French Jr., Ph.D., President

Dorcas Davis Bowles, Ed. D., Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Lanze J. Thompson, MBA, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Business Officer

Sam D. Burston, Chief Advancement Officer for Institutional Advancement

Debra Hoyt, Chief People Officer

Marilynn Davis, Chief Real Estate Officer and Executive Advisor to the President

Lorri Saddler Rice, Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Robert Clark, Jr., CIA, CISA, CCEP, CBM, Chief Compliance Officer

Office of the President

Harkness Hall,
President’s Suite
Clark Atlanta University
James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314
Phone: (404)-880-8500
caupresident@cau.edu