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Moses V. Goldmon

Moses V. Goldmon will join Lane College in Jackson, Tenn., as its Executive Vice President, the college recently announced.

Goldmon will be the second highest-ranking official at the institution, next to Logan Hampton, its current president. Goldmon will supervise many of the main functions at the college including strategic planning, institutional effectiveness, branding, compliance, enrollment management, research, the honors college, scholarly and sponsored programs and grant procurement, according to the school’s website.

In addition to his administrative responsibilities, the college said he will serve as a tenured professor in the Division of Liberal Arts and Education and as the College Chaplain.

“We are elated and thrilled to have a person of Dr. Goldmon’s caliber to lend his extraordinary and unique talents to Lane College and to the greater Jackson community,” Hampton said in a statement. “He loves the Lord, loves students, and is committed to doing GOD’s work. Lane College is blessed to have someone with Dr. Goldmon’s unparalleled experience and proven leadership to bring a fresh perspective to this administration, and we excitedly welcome him to the family.”

Lane College is a historically Black, four-year college affiliated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Founded in 1882, it currently boasts 2,000 students on a 25-acre campus.

Goldmon brings more than 25 years of experience in church, university and community settings as an administrator, pastor, evaluator, researcher, health educator, faculty member, inspirational speaker and consultant.

Prior to coming to Lane, Goldmon was an assistant professor of religious education at Shaw University Divinity School in Raleigh, N.C. and served as pastor of Prince Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, in New Hill, N.C. He also authored the 2014 book, “Choosing God’s Fast: Biblical Strategies for Conquering Life’s Challenges.”

Goldmon has published articles in magazines, newsletters, training resource manuals and professional peer-reviewed journals.

Goldmon graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where he majored in health and physical education. He has earned master’s degrees from Iowa State University and Shaw University, along with earning an educational doctorate degree from the University of Tennessee.  Goldmon and his wife, Suzette, are the proud parents of two daughters.

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