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Dr. John B. Moseley Selected as Lincoln University of Missouri President

Lincoln University | January 28th, 2022

Following an extensive, nationwide search process, the Lincoln University of Missouri Board of Curators has selected Dr. John B. Moseley as the University's 21st President.

Dr. Moseley has been leading Lincoln University as interim president since May 2021.

He has nearly 20 years of higher education experience, including 13 years at Historically Black College or University (HBCU) campuses. During his interim tenure, he has led key initiatives to improve Lincoln University's enrollment through new, data-driven admissions strategies and the restructuring of scholarship programs. He has also implemented initiatives to improve student outcomes, such as Lincoln's new Student Success Center. He has influenced approximately $6.6 million in private donation commitments to the University. He is also leading fundraising for the Lincoln University Health Sciences and Crisis Center, which will expand the University's School of Nursing and house a Security Sciences Institute, complementing the Lincoln University Law Enforcement Training Academy and criminal justice program.

According to Lincoln University Board of Curators President Victor Pasley, Moseley has also initiated relationships with new key educational and scholarship partners for the University. He has cultivated and strengthened relationships between the University and alumni, faculty, staff, students, state and federal partners.

"I am humbled to serve the students, faculty and alumni of Lincoln University in this role," said Moseley.  "This University has always helped students achieve their dreams. I am grateful to be part of a team working together to accomplish that aim, providing financial, academic and social resources. The need for what Lincoln University provides has never been more important and we will continue to address every challenge to better serve our students and the community."

"Dr. Moseley has proven his leadership and value to the University during the past nine months of his interim presidency," said Pasley. "Lincoln is at a pivotal juncture in its history, and Dr. Moseley's leadership has already energized our campus, fundraising and key partnerships that will strengthen and fuel Lincoln's future."

A historically Black, 1890 land-grant, public university, based in Jefferson City, Missouri, Lincoln University provides undergraduate and master's level degree programs to a diverse student body of nearly 2,000.