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Demarcus Williams

Demarcus Williams

Associate Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications


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May 23, 2023

SAU Appoints Ricardo Phipps, Ph.D. as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) has named Dr. Ricardo Phipps, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective June 1, 2023, after an extensive and inclusive national search. As SAU’s chief academic officer, Dr. Phipps will report to SAU President Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail and collaborate with the university’s executive leadership, school deans, and other units […]
May 22, 2023

SAU Announces the Addition of Nationally Recognized Attorney to its Board of Trustees

David Henson is an attorney and partner with Henson Fuerst, P.A. Saint Augustine’s University (SAU)’s Board of Trustees adds new leadership. As a new member of the Board of Trustees, Attorney David Henson, Partner, Henson Fuerst, P.A., brings over 25 years of award-winning legal experience and a wealth of experience and expertise in legal, business, […]
May 19, 2023

SAU Professor of Criminal Justice Appointed to Serve on State Ethics Commission for 2023 Term

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper appointed Professor B. Renee Robinson (Department of Criminal Justice) to serve on the State Ethics Commission for the 2023 term. The State Ethics Commission is responsible for interpreting and administering the State Government Ethics Act, including issuing formal advisory opinions, administering the financial disclosure process (Statement of Economic Interest or […]

Campus Access

Saint Augustine’s University is a private institution, as such all media personnel must receive permission to access campus grounds. Please contact Demarcus Williams at 919.516.4410. 

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Individuals who wish to use photography or video obtained from any SAU website or online account (i.e. social media) should request permission and the appropriate credits from Angelo Robinson 919.516.4194.