Dr. Richard L. Lucas named vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Marsha McLean
August 12, 2005Chancellor Mickey L. Burnim is pleased to announce that after a national search and upon today's approval of the UNC Board of Governors, Dr. Richard L. Lucas, Jr. has been named vice chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Elizabeth City State University. Dr. Lucas comes to ECSU from Howard University where he serves as an Associate Vice President for Advancement. With 20 years of experience, he has had responsibility for annual giving, prospect research, planned giving, capital campaigns, and various advancement services. Additionally, Dr. Lucas has extensive knowledge and background in computer technology, including information systems and database management. Prior to his tenure at Howard University, he served at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1986 to 2000 in the offices of alumni relations and development. Dr. Lucas has earned three degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo-a B.S. in Information Systems Management, and a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Education.