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Interim Executive Vice President      

The Office of the Executive Vice President (EVP) reports to the President. The EVP has a wide range of responsibilities, ranging from overseeing the facilities and maintenance across the campus, preparing the campus master plan, attending and reporting at all executive, cabinet and board meetings, and ensuring the safety of the campus as a whole.

Dr. Jerry Woods currently serves as the Interim Executive Vice President for Lane College. Dr. Woods is responsible for the oversight of all non-academic functions of the College. In addition, he serves as advisor to the President when called upon. Dr. Woods is also responsible for the safety of the campus including, students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Woods is a native of Pinson, Tennessee who attended Madison County public schools. Woods has served as a teacher, principal, Montessori Coordinator, and Superintendent of the Covington and Clinton, Tennessee, and Forrest City, AR school systems. He has also served as the Graduate faculty/administrator for the University of Tennessee at Martin. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lambuth College (now University of Memphis-Lambuth); his Masters and Education Specialist degrees from the University of Memphis; and his Doctorate degree from the University of Mississippi. He currently serves as president of the 100 Black Men of West Tennessee, and is a recent graduate of Leadership Jackson.

Woods is the son of the late Leroy and Sally Woods, and is married to Cynthia Bonner Woods, a 1984 Lane College graduate.

Dr. Woods is a valuable employee to Lane College with a skill set that it utilized in extensive ways across campus.

Dr. Jerry Woods
Interim Executive Vice President

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