Edward Waters College Announces New President

Apr 11, 2018

Edwards Waters College announced Wednesday that Dr. A. Zachary Faison Jr. has been selected as the 30th President and CEO of Jacksonville’s historically black college.

Faison was unanimous approved by the college’s board of trustees.

He is currently the General Counsel and Vice President of External Affairs at Tuskegee University where he serves as the university’s chief legal officer and provides oversight for its legislative and governmental relations functions.

Faison will replace outgoing President Nat Glover, who is stepping down after seven years at the helm of the 150 year-old college.

A “Meet and Greet” with Faison will be held in the Edward Waters College Adams-Jenkins Sports and Music Complex, 1859 Kings Road, on April 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at bbortzfield@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.