FSU Leadership

FSU's leadership team is dedicated to fulfilling the University’s educational mission and research efforts. Our goal is to advance a vision for the University’s future, and sustain its tradition of academic excellence.


Fayetteville State University (FSU) is a public comprehensive regional university that promotes the educational, social, cultural, and economic transformation of southeastern North Carolina and beyond. The primary mission of FSU is to provide students with the highest quality learning experiences that will produce global citizens and leaders as change agents for shaping the future of the State. Awarding degrees at the baccalaureate and master's levels, and the doctorate in educational leadership, FSU offers programs in teacher education, the arts and sciences, health professions, business and economics, and unique and emerging fields. FSU is an institution of opportunity and diversity. Committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and service, the university extends its services and programs to the community, including the military, and other educational institutions throughout North Carolina, the nation, and the world.


Dr. James A. Anderson, Chancellor
Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Jon Young, Chief of Staff

Dr. Pam Jackson, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs

Dr. Bertha Miller, Interim Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
Division of Institutional Advancement

Mr. Carlton Spellman, Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance
Division of Business and Finance

Dr. Janice Haynie, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs

Mr. Arasu "Nick" Ganesean, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Telecommunication Services
Division of Information Technology and Telecommunication Services

Ms. Wanda Jenkins, General Counsel
Office of Legal Affairs

Mr. Anthony Bennett, Director of Athletics

Dr. Bertha Miller, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Chancellor

Board of Trustees

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Mr. Jodie Ervin, Chair
Mrs. Vedas Neal, Vice Chair
Rev. Brenda Timberlake, Secretary

Dr. Richard Clayton Adams
Dr. Harvey H. Allen, Jr.
Mr. Stuart Augustine
Dr. Edward E. Dickerson
Mr. Elliot Jackson, Ex Officio
Mrs. Sherida McMullan
Dr. John G. McNeil
Dr. Brandon Phillips
Col (Ret) Donald L. Porter
Mr. Kirk deViere