Gaddis Faulcon Named Shaw Acting President

Shaw University today announced Gaddis Faulcon as acting president of the university. Dr. Faulcon is the Dean of Shaw’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies and as an Associate Professor of Public Administration.

In a release, Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Joseph N. Bell called Dr. Faulcon an experienced leader for the job.

“Dr. Faulcon has a proven record of excellence in higher education and has been committed to our students, faculty and staff for more than 15 years,” said Dr. Bell. “We are confident that the University will continue to flourish and advance under his leadership.”

Dr. Faulcon previously served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Saint Augustine’s College and as Acting Executive Director for Northeastern North Carolina Tomorrow, Inc. at Elizabeth City State University. He will serve until a permanent president is announced, and will not be eligible to apply for the position.