Bonita Brown Appointed Interim President of Northern Kentucky University

Bonita Brown has been appointed interim president of Northern Kentucky University (NKU).Bonita BrownBonita Brown

“NKU has a strong reputation for supporting students in this region in reaching their academic goals and I look forward to collaborating with the NKU campus community to continue this important work,” Brown said.

Brown is currently NKU’s vice president and chief strategy officer. Prior to that, her roles included serving as vice president for network engagement at Achieving the Dream; director of higher education practice at the Education Trust; vice chancellor and chief of staff at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; chief of staff at the University of North Texas; general counsel at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts; and assistant attorney at Winston-Salem State University.

Brown holds a B.A. in history from Wake Forest University and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law.