The Bowie State Community Remembers Dr. Freddie Vaughns

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs Died July 4

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(BOWIE. Md.) – The Bowie State University community will remember Dr. Freddie Vaughns, assistant vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University, as a dedicated champion for student achievement. He died on July 4 at the age of 65.

As assistant vice president for academic affairs, he supervised programming for undergraduate students and worked closely with the provost on student concerns that ranged from academic difficulties to retention and graduation efforts.

Many first-time students know Dr. Vaughns as the head of the Bulldog Academy, a summer program for incoming freshmen that is designed to ease their transition into college and give them opportunities to earn academic credits.

He was also the university’s faculty athletic representative and served on numerous committees for the Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association (CIAA) and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

View a gallery of photos celebrating the memory of Dr. Vaughns.



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