Dr. Ali Khan serves as Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at ECSU
Kesha Williams March 07, 2008
Dr. Ali A. Khan has been named Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Elizabeth
City State University. He formerly served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic
Dr. Khan has 27 years of extensive experience in teaching, research, and administration
at ECSU and has played an active role in the educational leadership of northeastern
North Carolina. During his career at ECSU, Dr. Khan has held various positions as
a teacher and mentor in the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology and as an
Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs,
Interim Dean for the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology,
Director of Summer School
Director of Weekend/Evening, Continuing Education, Graduate Studies, and
Dr. Khan has served as the Director/Coordinator for many externally funded programs
such as: Extramural Associate Research Development Award (EARDA), NIH; Louis Stokes
Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP), NSF; Critical Thinking Through Technology
(CTTT), MSEIP, DOE; Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP), DHHS; Capacity Building
and Global Seminar, USDA; and GEAR-UP North Carolina (UNC-GA). Through these federally/state
funded projects, he was been instrumental in securing more than 2 million dollars
for the institution.
Other leadership roles and memberships for Dr. Ali Khan include:
(Former) Chair of the ECSU faculty senate;
Chair of the UNC Faculty Assembly Planning and Programming Committee;
Member of the Title II Teacher Quality Panel for NC Department of Public Instruction;
Member of the Committee on Non-Tenure Track Faculty; UNC-GA;
Member of the UNC-GA Task force on Serious Illness and Disability Policies for Faculty;
Member of the UNC-GA Summer Programs Committee.
Dr. Khan currently serves as the ECSU campus liaison for the UNC Tomorrow Initiative.
He also serves as Project Director/Coordinator for the following externally funded
programs: Virginia-Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (VA-NC
LSAMP), NSF; Critical Thinking Through Technology (CTTT), MSEIP, DOE; and Global Seminar
and Collaborative Efforts for Students Writing Case Studies and Videoconferencing,
USDA. In recognition of his outstanding service and performance, Dr. Khan received
the 2005 Tom Joyner Award for Hardest Working Faculty.
Dr. Khan holds a B.S. degree in pharmacy and a M.S. degree in pharmacy from the University
of Dhaka and a Ph.D. in Pharmacy from the University of Grenoble, France.