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Richard D Townsend
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Contact Information

Title:
Instructor
Email:
rdtownsend@nccu.edu
Phone:
(919) 530-7193
Office:
2227 Mary M. Townes Science Building

Jobs/Responsibilities

I teach elementary statistics and college algebra. I am also the coordinator for both elementary statistics and college algebra. In addition to my teaching schedule, I am the chairman of the CST undergraduate student grade appeal committee, and the chairman of the GEC assessment committee.

Biography

I am a native of Tennessee. I grew up in rural West Tennessee in a small town called Bethel Springs, Tennessee. I am the oldest of 6 children and the first in my family to receive a B.S., M.S., and ED.D degree. I began teaching at NCCU in 1983.

Education

EDD North Carolina State University 2006
MS University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1982
BS University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1972

Selected Publications

1. Townsend, R. D. (2008). Social Involvement: A Positive Impact on African-American Student Retention. The Bulletin.