About Us

Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education.  Its programs serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.


Randolph Baxter

Randolph Baxter, ('67), has been a U. S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the Northern District of Ohio for 10 years. In addition to his bachelor's degree from Tuskegee University, he earned the Juris doctorate degree from the University of Akron, Ohio. Before being appointed to the bench in 1985, Judge Baxter was an assistant United States Attorney in Ohio; deputy director, Department of Public Service, City of Akron; a Courts Planner, County Criminal Justice Commission, Ohio; and adjunct professor, College of Business, Kent State University, Ohio. He has been an adjunct professor in the University of Akron College of Law since 1989. His numerous awards and citations include the Governor's (Ohio) Judicial Leadership Citation and the Special Achievement Award, U. S. Department of Justice. Judge Baxter earned the Bronze Star for Valor while on combat duty in the Republic of Vietnam.