Office of the Chancellor

The three strategic priorities for 2015-2020 are:

  1. Retention and Graduation Rates
  2. Collaborations and Partnerships
  3. Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Sustainability

Ashley Dominique

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She learned how to network, how to communicate and operate two radio shows, and gained professional communication skills within the area of journalism and broadcasting on Bronco-iRadio.
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Chancellor's Bio

Peggy Valentine Interim Chancellor

Dr. Peggy Valentine was appointed Interim Chancellor of Fayetteville State University on July 15, 2019. She assumed her duties on August 7.

Dr. Valentine received her doctorate in education from Virginia Tech University and a master of arts and a bachelor of science degrees from Howard University. Dr. Valentine is listed in Who's Who of American Women and was honored as Educator of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is a fellow of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, and the Howard University Faculty Senate honored her for "Outstanding Contributions to the African Diaspora."

Dr. Valentine's area of research specialization is homeless and minority health issues. She has published in refereed journals, textbooks and manuals. She is the founding editor-in-chief for the Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity. She has served on the boards of Novant Health, the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research and the Consortium on International Management Policy and Development. Other service includes board membership with the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, the National Society of Allied Health, SciWorks and others. She is a Paul Harris Fellow for Rotary in Winston-Salem.

Prior to her role as Interim Chancellor, Dr. Valentine  served as the dean of the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Her responsibilities included oversight of educational programs in clinical laboratory science, exercise physiology, health care management, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy and rehabilitation counseling. She also had administrative responsibility for the Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities and the Rams Know H.O.W. mobile clinic. Her clinical experiences include work as a registered nurse and as a physician's assistant.

Dr. Valentine was instrumental in WSSU's offering of its first doctoral degrees-in physical therapy and nursing practice. In addition, WSSU's School of Health Sciences has expanded under her leadership and now offers programs in clinical laboratory science, exercise physiology, healthcare management, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social work, and therapeutic recreation. These in-demand programs have consistently experienced high licensure exam pass rates.

In an effort to increase diversity in the health professions, Dr. Valentine has also overseen the development of early assurance agreements that guarantee admission into high-demand graduate programs for WSSU undergraduates who meet certain requirements. The school expanded its work toward eliminating health disparities among the residents of Winston-Salem under her leadership.

Chancellor's Office Staff

Dr. Peggy Valentine, Interim Chancellor | 910-672-1141 |

Victoria Bradford, Administrative Assistant | 910-672-1141 |

Wesley Fountain, Director of Government Relations | 910-672-1685 |

Tonya Frederick, Office Assistant | 910-672-2175 |

Keshema Jackson, Administrative Assistant | 910-672-2500 |

Wanda Jenkins, University General Counsel | 910-672-1145 |

LaShanta McCorkle, Public Communications Specialist | 910-672-1609 |

Ben Minter, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Events Management | 910-672-1838 |

Tina Newcomb (Raines), Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications | 910-672-1697 |

Tammy S. Owens, Administrative Support Associate | 910-672-1661 |

Suzetta Perkins, Secretary of the University | 910-672-1143 |

Angel Powell, Assistant General Counsel | 910-672-1906 |

Terrance Robinson, Legal Assistant | 910-672-1145 |

La’Won D. Williams, Director of University Publications | 910-672-1377 |

Jeffrey Womble, Associate Vice Chancellor for Communications | 910-672-1474 |

Ann Zomerfeld, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor | 910-672-1141 |

2019-20 Annual Report

2020-25 Strategic Plan

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