August 25, 2023

Derrick C. Gilmore, Ed.D.

Derrick C. Gilmore, Ed.D. (no photo)

Chief Administrative & Operational Officer

Administrative & Operation

Dr. Derrick C. Gilmore, serves as the Chief Administrative and Operations Officer for the institution and provides oversight for Business and Finance, Facilities Management, Logistics, Public Safety, and Environmental Health and Safety. Prior to his appointment at Cheyney, he serves as the Executive Vice President at Stillman College, in his role he supported the tripartite approach to higher education by focusing on teaching, research, and service. During his tenure, he has supported infrastructure and systems integration for academic and operations efficiencies. Dr. Gilmore was responsible for community engagement and currently served on the United Way annual fundraising committee, the Tuscaloosa Business Exchange, and the board for Arts n’ Autism. Nationally, he served on the Southern Regional Education Board, Executive Committee to support stability and sustainable growth for minority-serving institutions. As a 2022 fellow for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Gilmore promoted education, economic, and workforce development for all 13 states that constitute the Appalachian region.

Before his appointment at Stillman, he served as the Associate Provost at Kentucky State University, where he also served as the staff representative on the Board of Trustees. He has extensive experience in sponsored research administration having served at two 1890 land-grant institutions (Kentucky State University and Alabama A&M University) for over 15 years. Serving as a sponsored research administrator and principal investigator for numerous federal agencies, state governments, and private foundations he has supported institutional


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