EWC Announces New President

Dr. Faison

The Edward Waters College Board of Trustees has announced its 30th President of Edward Waters College. After a long nationwide search by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), the choice is Dr. Zachary Faison.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Faison’s career include professional experiences as a higher education executive administrator, educator, and attorney. He is currently the General Counsel and Vice President of External Affairs at Tuskegee University where he serves as the university’s chief legal officer and provides principal oversight for its legislative and governmental relations functions.

A “Meet and Greet” with the 30th President of Edward Waters College, Dr. A. Zachary Faison, will take place in the Edward Waters College Adams-Jenkins Sports and Music Complex (1859 Kings Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223) of the on April 16, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. The press conference will be held in the board room at once following the “Meet and Greet.”

Faison graduated Magna Cum Laude from Albany State University (ASU) with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English where he was an ASU Presidential/Foundation Scholar, ASU Velma Fudge Grant University Honors Program Graduate, ASU National Merit Scholar Graduate, an inductee of the Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society, and upon graduation was awarded for being the highest ranking student in the University’s Department of English & Modern Languages. He attended the University of Georgia School of Law (UGA) where he earned his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and was a member of the UGA School of Law Executive Moot Court Board & UGA Law Moot Court Intra-State team. He is a licensed member of the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia and is certified as authorized house counsel for Tuskegee University by the State Bar of Alabama.

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