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Javaune Adams-Gaston, Ph.D.

With more than 30 years of higher education experience, Javaune Adams-Gaston Ph.D. has touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of students through her work at nationally recognized institutions of higher learning. At those institutions — the University of Maryland, College Park and The Ohio State University — she was a pioneer. The first African-American assistant athletic director (Division 1) and the first female African-American Vice President for Student Life. Her success has come through her ability and commitment to building meaningful, productive relationships that lay the foundation for collaboration, community-building and progress and success. Dr. Adams-Gaston will officially begin her presidency June 24. Learn more about this exciting and dynamic leader by reading her biography.

The Board of Visitors Welcomes
Dr. Adams-Gaston to the Community

Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston
7th NSU President

Kenneth Alexander
Norfolk Mayor

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