FSU Leadership

Our Mission

Fayetteville State University (FSU), a public comprehensive, Historically Black University, offers robust and innovative degree programs rooted in the liberal arts tradition. The university advances knowledge through the integration of teaching, learning, research, and public service. FSU strives to meet the educational, career, and personal aspirations of its students from rural, military, and other diverse backgrounds so that they are equipped with academic and practical knowledge to serve local, state, national, and global communities as enlightened citizens, globally astute leaders, and engaged solution creators.

Our Vision

Fayetteville State University, the second oldest public university in North Carolina and a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, will be the regional university of choice for students from rural, military, and other diverse backgrounds who are poised to become visionary leaders who transform communities, states and nations.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity: Commitment to transparency
  • Flexibility and Adaptability: Producing career and life-ready global citizens
  • Shared Governance: Engaging all members of the university community in decision making
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Working collaboratively and effectively in a global society
  • Collaborations and Partnerships: Strengthening relationships among alumni, community, and other stakeholders
  • Innovation: Creatively pursuing excellence in organizational endeavors
  • Cultural Connectivity: Preserving the University’s HBCU legacy and pride

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees serves as advisor to the Board of Governors on matters pertaining to FSU and also serves as advisor to the Chancellor concerning the management and development of the institution. The President of the Student Government Association serves an ex officio member.

Board of Trustees page

Office of the Chancellor

The Office of the Chancellor provides administrative, organizational, strategic, and compliance services to advance the university's strategic priorities.

  • Chancellor
  • Chief of Staff
  • Cabinet
  • Staff

Office of the Chancellor page

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the officially recognized governance group for all faculty members at the University. As such, the Faculty Senate participates in the shared governance process with the University Administration.

Faculty Senate page

Staff Senate

The Staff Senate serves as a forum for discussion among all university staff and as an advocate for staff interests with other governance bodies, the university administration.

Staff Senate page

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the organization that comprises the Fayetteville State University student leaders and strives to meet the needs of the student body and act in their best interests. SGA officers focus on advocacy and support for all students and communicating on university-related information that directly affect students.

SGA Leadership

Sydney Harris
Sydney Harris
SGA President