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School of Thought 
Durham Magazine / May 2018

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye, chancellor of North Carolina Central University, talks town-gown relations and the university’s rising star. 
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New Chancellor Named at NCCU
North Carolina News Network / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.
Read the full article: http://ncnn.com/edit-news/10069-new-chancellor-named-at-nccu

Akinleye named new chancellor at NC Central University
WBT (Charlotte, NC) / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January.
Read the full article: http://www.wbt.com/articles/ap-news/akinleye-named-new-chancellor-nc-central-university

Akinleye named new chancellor at NC Central University
The Washington Times / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January.
Read the full article: http://www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/johnson-o-akinleye-named-new-chancellor-at-nc-central-university/article_f98dbcc5-71f6-54d0-8940-ddf349316927.html

Akinleye Named New Chancellor at N.C. Central University
Diverse Issues In Higher Education / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January.
Read the full article: http://diverseeducation.com/article/98257/

Akinleye named NCCU’s 12th chancellor
HBCU Game Day / June 26, 2017

North Carolina Central has a new chancellor but he’s no stranger to the Durham, NC school. Johnson O. Akinleyle has been elected chancellor by the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors after serving as interim chancellor and acting chancellor prior to the death of the late Debra Saunders-White.
Read the full article: https://hbcugameday.com/2017/06/26/nccu-chancellor-johnson-o-akinleye/

Johnson Akinleye Named North Carolina Central Permanent Chancellor
HBCU Digest / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.
Read the full article: http://www.hbcudigest.com/johnson-akinleye-named-north-carolina-central-permanent-chancellor/

UNC system to pick new chancellor for N.C. Central University on Monday, June 26
College and University / June 26, 2017

N.C. Central University could find out late this afternoon who will become its 12th chief executive.
Read the full article: https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article158233104.html

Akinleye Selected NC Central Chancellor
State Government Radio Today / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC System President Margaret Spellings formally nominated Dr. Akinleye during a special meeting of the board held in Chapel Hill.
Read the full article: http://www.stategovernmentradio.com/categories/education/8212-johnson-o-akinleye-selected-as-new-north-carolina-central-university-chancellor.html

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is N.C. Central’s 12th chancellor
College Town / June 26, 2017

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye will serve as N.C. Central’s 12th chancellor, filling the office left vacant by the late Dr. Debra Saunders-White.
Read the full article: http://www.collegetownnc.com/dr-johnson-o-akinleye-to-serve-as-n-c-centrals-12th-chancellor/
 
NCCU names new chancellor
Triangle Business Journal / June 26, 2017

Following the passing of its first female chancellor, Dr. Debra Saunders-White, in November of last year, Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye has been named N.C. Central University's 12th chancellor.
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Akinleye named new chancellor at NC Central University
WRAL / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January.
 
Interim chancellor gets full-time gig at NCCU
104.5 FM (Fayetteville, NC) / June 26, 2017

North Carolina Central University has a new leader after Dr. Johnson Akinleye was named chancellor Monday afternoon.
 
Akinleye named new chancellor at NC Central University
WHNS / Fox (Greenville, SC) / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye has been elected the new chancellor at N.C. Central University, where he has served as interim chancellor since January.
 
New chancellor chosen for N.C. Central
The Herald-Sun / June 26, 2017

Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is congratulated after being named the new chancellor of N.C. Central University. Dr. Akinleye is the 12th chief executive of the university, succeeding Chancellor Debra Saunders-White who died last November.
Read the full article: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/article158323899.html#storylink=cpy
 
Interim chancellor gets full-time gig at NCCU
WRAL.com / June 26, 2017

North Carolina Central University has a new leader after Dr. Johnson Akinleye was named chancellor Monday afternoon.
Read the full story: http://www.wral.com/interim-chancellor-gets-full-time-gig-at-nccu/16786510/
 
Akinleye named NCCU’s new chancellor
WNCN.com / June 26, 2017

Johnson Akinleye has been named new chancellor of North Carolina Central University, UNC System President Margaret Spellings announced Monday.
Read the full story: http://wncn.com/2017/06/26/akinleye-announced-as-nccus-new-chancellor/

Johnson Akinleye named NC Central University Chancellor Interim leader promoted by UNC governors
The Charlotte Post / June 26, 2017

Johnson O. Akinleye, N.C. Central University’s acting chancellor since August, has the job full-time. Akinleye, who was named to the position Monday by the UNC System’s board of governors, succeeds Debra Saunders-White, who died last year. UNC System President Margaret Spellings nominated him during a meeting of the board in Chapel Hill.
Read the full article:http://www.thecharlottepost.com/news/2017/06/26/local-state/johnson-akinleye-named-nc-central-university-chancellor/

 
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