N.C. Central University has appointed Dr. Yolanda Banks Anderson as associate vice chancellor for faculty development/resources in the Office of the Provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Anderson served an interim role for the position from 2015 until her permanent appointment. Anderson joined NCCU as an associate professor in 1996 and was promoted to full professor in 2010. She also has served as interim dean of the former College of Science and Technology, assistant dean for student services and interim associate dean, chair of the Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences in CST and director of the Environmental Science Program in the former College of Arts and Sciences.
Prior to joining the faculty of NCCU, Anderson was special assistant to the associate director for Health at the National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, N.C. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and she earned an M.S. from Harvard University School of Public Health and a Ph.D. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.