BOV names Vice Rector Stith interim president (video included)
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BOV names Vice Rector Stith interim president (video included)

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Friday, November 10, appointed Vice Rector Dr. Melvin T. Stith to serve as the university’s interim president while the Board delineates a plan to conduct a national search for a new president. Stith, 71, is a 1968 NSU alumnus and a longtime supporter of the university. He was … Continue reading

President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. retires from Norfolk State
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President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. retires from Norfolk State

(Note: a video statement from President Moore is available at the end of this article.) Norfolk State University President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. announced in writing his retirement to the NSU Board of Visitors on Monday, Sept. 25. The BOV formally accepted his retirement decision through a special call meeting the same day … Continue reading

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Governor names new Board of Visitors members for Norfolk State University

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently appointed two new members to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors. The newest board members are Corynne S. Arnett and Rodney O. Powell. Arnett, of Richmond, is the vice president of financial management at Dominion Energy Inc. She is responsible for the financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting functions and generation system … Continue reading

Norfolk State raises tuition for 2017-18 academic year
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Norfolk State raises tuition for 2017-18 academic year

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted at its regular meeting on Friday, March 17, to set tuition and fee rates for the 2017-18 academic year. The board approved a $160 increase in tuition and a $138 increase in mandatory fees for resident undergraduate students. The tuition for graduate students increased $850 and mandatory … Continue reading

BOV raises tuition and fees; elects Cherry as Rector and Stith as Vice Rector
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BOV raises tuition and fees; elects Cherry as Rector and Stith as Vice Rector

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted at its regular meeting on Friday, March 18, to set tuition and fee rates for the 2016–17 academic year. The board approved a $156 increase in tuition and $216 increase in mandatory fees for resident undergraduate students. The tuition for graduate students increased $846 and mandatory fees increased $216. The … Continue reading

Chewning steps aside as Rector, but remains on BOV
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Chewning steps aside as Rector, but remains on BOV

Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Rector Thomas N. Chewning is stepping aside and returning to his board position as an at-large member. Current Vice Rector Dr. Byron L. Cherry Sr. will serve as acting rector until officer elections are held during the March board meeting. The change is effective immediately. “Norfolk State University is an … Continue reading

BOV finalizes two-year contract with President Moore
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BOV finalizes two-year contract with President Moore

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors finalized a two-year contract with Eddie N. Moore Jr. to make him the president of the 80-year-old public institution. The contract will take effect on Jan. 10. Moore is the institution’s 6th president and has said one of his first tasks as permanent president will be to implement … Continue reading

NSU Board of Visitors takes steps to make Moore’s presidency permanent
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NSU Board of Visitors takes steps to make Moore’s presidency permanent

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors began the process of appointing Eddie N. Moore Jr. as permanent president of the 80-year-old public institution. The Board approved a resolution authorizing Board of Visitors Rector Thomas N. Chewning to negotiate and execute a contract with Moore, replacing the interim title he has held … Continue reading

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Summary of actions by Board of Visitors

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors held its first meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year Friday, Aug. 28, and voted on actions that included amendments to the Board bylaws, the university’s teaching faculty handbook, and the institution’s Six-Year Plan. The Board also received a special update on the draft Monitoring Report for the Southern Association … Continue reading