Dr. Kenoye K. Eke, Sr.

Dr. Eke’s Biography

Dr. Kenoye K. Eke, Sr. is Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Development at Jarvis Christian University. He also serves on the University Council of Nairobi-based United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa). Prior to joining the executive leadership of Jarvis, he served as Provost, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and as Visiting Professor of Political Science at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. His non-academic affairs roles include service as Interim Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Grambling State University, and as Director of The Spectrum Initiative at the American Council on Education in Washington, DC.

Formerly, Dr. Eke served as Provost and Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, and as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Operating Officer at Kentucky State University. His administrative experience includes service as Assistant Vice President for Academic Programs at California State University, Monterey Bay, and Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences and Full Professor of Political Science at Savannah State University.

He received the Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science from Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta University ) and the B.A. in Political Science, with highest honors, from Alabama A & M University . Dr. Eke has the Institute for Educational Management Certificate and the Management Development Program Certificate from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. He has done other post-doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Furthermore, Dr. Eke has served as an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow; a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Postsecondary and Higher Education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; a Pew Faculty Fellow in International Affairs at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; and a Research Fellow at the University of Florida’s Center for African Studies. He has authored and co-edited two books and numerous publications and presentations.