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Dr. William Bynum, president of Jackson State University. A native of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Bynum earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Davidson College, where he also minored in education.
He earned his master's and Ph.D. in sociology from Duke University. Bynum has previously served as president of Mississippi Valley State University, vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Services at Morehouse College, vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and associate vice president and dean of students at Clark Atlanta University.