The Board of Trustees of the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) has today announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza as the institution’s new Vice Chancellor, with effect from 1 January, 2016.
The decision was made by The Board of Trustees, the University’s governing body, after a rigorous, extensive recruitment process which kicked off a few months ago. The resolution to pick a new Vice Chancellor followed the announcement of the impending retirement of Prof. Freida Brown, who has served the University for the last 21 years.
Dr. Zeleza is the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of History at Quinnipiac University , Hamden, Connecticut. He joined Quinnipiac after serving as Dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts as well as Professor of History and African American Studies at Loyola Marymount University .
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