First woman to lead the Memphis institution LeMoyne – Owen

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[Dallas, TX – June 16th, 2015]

Andrea Miller is the named  the new president of LeMoyne-Owen College. her duties Sept. 1 and succeeds Johnnie Watson as the 12th president of the 153-year-old historically black college. The 1976 LeMoyne-Owen alumna has been chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College since 2012.

Miller will be the school’s female president and the college’s 12th person to hold the position.

“Today marks a new era in LeMoyne- Owen College’s 153-year history,” Board of Trustees Chair Robert Lipscomb said in a statement. “Dr. Miller’s qualifications match those we were seeking in the next president, and we are excited to have her join the LOC leadership team.”