The Kentucky State University Board of Regents submits the following Resolution:

WHEREAS, M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D. was elected by the Kentucky State University Board of Regents as Kentucky State University’s Eighteenth President on the thirteenth of March two thousand seventeen; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Brown received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from South Carolina State University, a Master of Science in Education Policy and Evaluation from the University of Kentucky, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education from The Pennsylvania State University; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Brown most recently served as the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Southern University and A & M College System; and,

WHEREAS, Dr. Brown was named the 2013 Male HBCU President of the Year – by the National Center for HBCU Media Advocacy; and,

WHEREAS, during Dr. Brown’s tenure as the Eighteenth President of Alcorn State University the university received the highly coveted 2012 HBCU of the Year Award – from the National Center for HBCU Media Advocacy; and,

WHEREAS, on the fourteenth of April two thousand seventeen M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D. entered into a Board of Regents ratified contract to serve as the Eighteenth President of Kentucky State University; and,

WHEREAS, M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D. officially began his presidential duties at Kentucky State University on the fifteenth of May two thousand seventeen; and,

WHEREAS, M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D. is the Chief Executive Officer of the University and reports to the Board of Regents. Dr. Brown manages, directs, and is responsible for the conduct of all University affairs; and,

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Kentucky State University Board of Regents authorized the formal investiture of M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D. as the Eighteenth President of Kentucky State University on the twentieth of October two thousand seventeen and encourages all to participate in the scholarly, creative, and ceremonial activities.

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