Dr. Elwood Robinson
Dr. Elwood L. Robinson, a dean and longtime professor of psychology at North Carolina Central University, will leave NCCU this summer to take the position of provost and executive vice president of academic affairs at Cambridge College in Cambridge, Mass. Robinson has been a member of the NCCU faculty since 1984 and dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences since it was established in 2006.
The college is NCCU's
largest academic unit, enrolling about 3,000 students in psychology, sociology, criminal justice, public administration, public health education and related fields.
, founded in 1971, serves more than 8,300 students, many of them working adults enrolled in programs aimed at personal and professional development.Academic programs include bachelor's and master's degrees for educators, counselors, managers and human service providers and a doctoral program in educational leadership.
Robinson is a 1978 graduate of NCCU, where he earned a B.A. in psychology.
He also holds a master's degree from Fisk University and a Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University.
He'll begin his
new job in Cambridge on July 1.