Kim Luckes was named as the acting president of Norfolk State University by the school’s Board of Visitors last Friday. The former Saint Augustine’s College executive vice president came to NSU as an assistant to outgoing president Carolyn Meyers. From the Virginian Pilot:
As executive vice president at Saint Augustine’s , Luckes was responsible for the day-to-day operations, in addition to areas of institutional effectiveness, personnel management, and strategic planning and assessment. Before that , she was provost and vice president for academic affairs . Luckes also held several administration positions at Hampton University.
Luckes earned a juris doctor degree from North Carolina Central University’s School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Elizabeth City State University.
Hamm said in March that the board wanted to organize a committee to get community suggestions on what the school needs in a president. The board would like to have a president selected by the end of the year to assume the job in July 2011, he said.