New degree programs added, colleges reorganized
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (October 21, 2011) — Tuskegee University deans and administration members gathered Friday at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center to commemorate approval of the addition of 15 new programs by the board of trustees’ Education Policies Committee. The decision will raise the number of Ph.D. programs from two to five, add four master’s and five bachelor’s degree programs to the curriculum.
The committee also approved the reorganization of the university’s colleges, bringing the total to seven: the Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health, Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science, and School of Education.
Pictured, left to right, are Legand Burge, dean of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences; Cesar D. Fermin, associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research; Charles E. Williams, chair of the Tuskegee University Board of Trustees; Tuskegee University president, Dr. Gilbert L. Rochon; Luther S. Williams, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Carlton E. Morris, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education; Walter Hill, dean of the College of Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences; Tejinder Sara, dean of the Brimmer College of Business and Information Science; Tsegaye Habtemariam, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health and Gregory S. Gray, Sr., dean of the Chapel.