Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young has been named sole finalist to become the next president of Texas Southern University (TSU).
A confirmation vote by the TSU Board of Regents will take place at the next board meeting on June 17.
Crumpton-Young has been provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Morgan State University.
She has also served as vice president for research and institutional advancement, chief research officer, associate vice president of academic affairs for research and sponsored programs and chief research officer at Tennessee State University.
She holds a Ph.D. in industrial engineering, a Master of Science in industrial engineering and a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee State University.