2017 - 2018

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

*Dr. Tyrone A. Burroughs
Germantown, TN 38139

Attorney Valoria Cheek
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851

Mr. Clarence Davis, Esquire
Columbia, SC 29201

*Dr. Samuel Darko
Faculty/Staff Trustee
Benedict College
Columbia, SC 29204

Dr. Paul W. Drummond
Charlotte, NC 28217

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

Dr. 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

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

Mr. Boyd B. Jones
Columbia. SC 29201

Dr. Charlie W. Johnson, Chairman of the Board
Louisville, KY 40204

*Mrs. Doris W. Johnson
Columbia, SC 29206

Ms. Charlene H. Keys
Charlotte, NC 28273

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

Mr. Rich Panner
Orlando, FL 32819

Mr. Donald Rozier
Stamford, CT 06902

Dr. Benjamin D. Snoddy
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Mr. William L. Thomas
Las Vegas, NV 89144

*Ms. Diana Tobar
Student Trustee
Benedict College
Columbia, SC 29204

Ms. Sheryl P. Underwood
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

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

Mr. William B. Whitney
Greenville, SC 29609

Dr. Roslyn C. Artis
President and CEO

* New Members


Dr. William P. Diggs
Florence, SC 29501

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

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