Glenda Glover

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Glenda Baskin Glover
President of Tennessee State University
Term2013 – Present
PredecessorMelvin N. Johnson
Dean of College of Business Jackson State University
Term1994 – 2012
BornMemphis, Tennessee
Alma materTennessee State University
Clark Atlanta University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
 
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Glenda Baskin Glover
President of Tennessee State University
Term2013 – Present
PredecessorMelvin N. Johnson
Dean of College of Business Jackson State University
Term1994 – 2012
BornMemphis, Tennessee
Alma materTennessee State University
Clark Atlanta University
George Washington University
Georgetown University

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover began serving as the eighth President of Tennessee State University on January 2, 2013.[1]

Education[edit]

Glover, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, began her educational development as a student at Tennessee State University, where she majored in mathematics. After graduating with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree, she earned the Master of Business Administration at Clark Atlanta University in 1976. She then completed her doctorate in business from George Washington University in 1990, and later completed her law degree from Georgetown University in 1994.[2]

Career[edit]

Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover began serving as President of Tennessee State University, on January 2, 2013.[1] She has advanced a five point vision that includes: (1) academic progress and customer service, (2) fund raising and partnerships, (3) diversity and inclusion, (4) shared governance, and (5) business outreach. Dr. Glover was formerly the Dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss., where she led the College of Business throughout the accreditation process, and spearheaded the implementation of the nation’s only Ph.D. in Business at an HBCU. She is a certified public accountant, an attorney, and is one of two African American women to hold the Ph.D.-CPA-JD combination in the nation.[2][3] Prior to joining Jackson State University, Dr. Glover served as Chairperson of the Department of Accounting at Howard University. Her past employment also includes positions as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of an engineering firm, a tax manager at a major public utility company, and an accountant with a Big-Four CPA firm.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

Glover has been a corporate board member of three publicly traded corporations. These include Citigroup-Student Loan Corporation, American Learning Corporation and First Guaranty Bancshares. She served as Chair of the Audit Committee or Financial Expert on each Board. Dr. Glover also is a member of the Advisory Board of Regions Bank of Mississippi, and Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Jackson (Mississippi) Airport Authority. She is the author of more than one hundred articles and papers, and is regarded as one of the nation’s experts on corporate governance. She is a member of several professional, civic, and non-profit organizations, and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Glover is married to Charles Glover, and they have two adult children; Attorney Candace Glover and Dr. Charles Glover II.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dr. Glenda Glover Receives Unanimous Board of Regents Vote to Become TSU’s Eighth President". TN State News Room. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Official Bio". Tennessee State University. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "AEHI Board Approves Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover as Director". Alternate Energy Holdings. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Executive Profile". Business Week. Retrieved 13 August 2013.