Cornelius Wooten Named Vice-President of Administrative Affairs at UWF
PENSACOLA-Cornelius Wooten will join the University of West Florida
(UWF) as vice president of administrative affairs and as an assistant professor.In these capacities, he
will assume general oversight of the division of administrative affairs and will serve as the chief administrative, business and financial officer of the university.Wooten begins his work at UWF on Feb. 19.He
will provide consultative services to the university and to the administrative affairs division from Jan. 4 through Feb. 18.
"The University of West Florida
has tremendous growth and economic development potentials.I look forward to contributing to the continued growth and development of UWF
as well as providing services to Pensacola and the surrounding communities," said Wooten
when commenting on his
appointment. Wooten currently serves as vice president for administration and finance and assistant professor at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Okla. Prior to that, he served as vice president for administrative services and as associate professor at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Ill. He holds a bachelor's in accounting and business administration from Savannah State College in Savannah, Ga.; a master's in business administration from Atlanta University in Atlanta, Ga.; and a doctorate in higher education from Florida State University in Tallahassee. Among his numerous professional affiliations, Wooten is a member of the Association of University Administrators, the American Association for Higher Education, the National Association for College and University Business Officers, and the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers. Wooten is a member of the Rotary Club, the Edmond Chamber of Commerce and has served on numerous civic and school associations and committees.