Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., was elected as the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) on June 26, 2016. He was appointed Interim Chancellor in January 2017 after serving in the role of Acting Chancellor since August 2016. In these positions, Dr. Akinleye worked to expand the university’s academic partnerships, including new agreements with community colleges, as well as introduced to the campus a robust online, distance-education program, NCCU Online. He also created K-12 initiatives and implemented a security strategy to increase safety for campus constituents.
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