2014 - 2015

Benedict College is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The Board makes a conscious effort to be as representative as possible and includes among its members qualified individuals rep­resenting higher education and the church, as well as business, community leaders, and student, faculty, and alumni members. The Board is assisted in its work by several standing committees.

The Honorable Stephen K. Benjamin
Columbia, SC 29201

Dr. James B. Blassingame, President
Baptist E&M Convention of SC
Sumter, SC 29150

Mr. G. Tyrone Bonds, Vice Chairman
Gurnee, IL 60031

Mr. Anthony T. Burroughs
Charlotte, NC 28255

Attorney Valoria Cheek
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851

Mr. James E. Clark
Columbia, SC 29212

Mrs. Frances Close
Columbia, SC 29205

*Mr. Clarence Davis, Esquire
Atlanta, GA 30305

Dr. Paul W. Drummond
Charlotte, NC 28217

Dr. Mary Gaffney, President
Mather School National Alumni Association
Washington, DC  20019

Ms. Elsie King Hamler, Assistant Secretary
Miami, FL  33176

Dr. Willie J. Hill, Secretary of the Board
President, Benedict College National Alumni Association
Simpsonville, SC 29681

*Mr. George D. Howell, III
Student Trustee
Columbia, SC 29204

*Mr. James P. Hudson
Cayce, SC 29030

*Reverend Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr.
Columbia, SC 29290

Mr. Charlie W. Johnson, Chairman of the Board
Louisville, KY 40210

*Mr. Boyd B. Jones
Columbia, SC 29201

*Ms. Charlene H. Keys
West Columbia, SC 29170

Mrs. Audrey Neal, President
Woman's Baptist E&M Convention of SC
Columbia, SC 29204

*Mr. Rich Panner
Orlando, FL 32819

Dr. Lucy Perez
Bethesda, MD 20816

Mr. Donald Rozier
Stamford, CT 06902

Dr. Harry Singleton, III
Faculty/Staff Trustee
Columbia, SC 29204

Dr. Benjamin D. Snoddy
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Mr. William L. Thomas
Las Vegas, NV 89144

Ms. Sheryl P. Underwood
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Mr. Emory L. Waters
Mitchellville, MD 20721-4047

Mr. William B. Whitney
Greenville, SC 29609

Dr. David H. Swinton
President and CEO
Columbia, SC 29204

TRUSTEE EMERITUS

Dr. William P. Diggs
Florence, SC 29501

Dr. Milton Kimpson, Vice Chairman Emeritus
Columbia, SC 29203

* New Trustee

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