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Dr. Wesley Cornelious McClure is the Ninth President of Lane College. He is a native of Jackson, Tennessee, where he graduated as Valedictorian from Merry High School in 1960. He received his Bachelorís degree in Mathematics, with Honors, from Lane College in 1964. He continued his education at the University of Virginia and received the Masterís and Doctorate in Mathematics and Educational Research in 1968 and 1970, respectively. He also attended the Institute for Educational Management of Harvard University, where he received a Diploma (1971).
Before assuming the presidency of Lane College, Dr. McClure gained a wealth of administrative experience through service in a wide range of executive leadership positions in higher education: President, Virginia State University, 1988-92; Chancellor of Southern University in Baton Rouge, 1985-88; and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs from 1981-1985; Executive Assistant to the President at St. Augustineís College, 1979-81; Dean of Faculty and Instruction at Clark College, 1978-79; and Assistant to the President and Title III Coordinator at Lane College, 1970-78.
Dr. McClure is married to the former Mary Bradley of Germantown, Tennessee. They have three children: Wesley II (Karla); Carter Bradley (Marsha); and Dessalines McLeod Pieh (Hinga); and seven grandchildren.
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