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Fort Valley State University appoints Dr. T. Ramon Stuart, as the new provost of the university. The president said he is confident in Stuart’s passion, talent and ability to serve as the university’s chief academic officer. He will begin his duties on May 16 replacing former provost Dr. Jessica Bailey, who retired from FVSU in January 2016. Stuar is a veteran higher education administrator from West Virginia State University (WVSU) where he is the associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs.

“I’m thrilled we have such a qualified individual to serve with us as we move the university forward,” said Fort Valley State University president Dr. Paul Jones

According to FVSU News

FVSU’s new provost said he was honored and humbled to be selected after a nationwide search.

“I am excited to join the faculty, academic leaders, staff and students of Fort Valley State University under the leadership of President Jones,” Stuart said. “I look forward to working collaboratively with various constituents throughout the university as we work diligently to achieve the mission of the institution while taking the necessary steps to make Fort Valley State University one of the premier 1890 land-grant institutions in the nation.”