Dr. Albert B Coleman, Ph. D. Profile


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Dr. Albert B. Coleman, Ph. D.
Dr. ALBERT B. COLEMAN is the Interim President of the United Methodist University.  

Prior, Dr. Coleman served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs, responsible to provide leadership for all academic programs in support of the University’s mission to enhance academic excellence.

Before joining the United Methodist University, (UMU) he served Senior Policy Advisor to the Ministry of Education through a World Bank contract. In this position he supported and coordinated the improvements in the Educator Sector and assisted in coordinating and enhancing donor’s confidence for resources mobilization.

He is a lifelong educator. Dr. Coleman served as Vice President of Government Relations and Strategies with Communities In Schools of Georgia, U.S.A. In this position he was responsible for providing strategies and understanding to local CIS affiliates in building relationships with federal and state elected officials and offices in order to increase their awareness and create funding opportunities that will support and enhance efforts to reduce the dropout rate and increase the graduation rate in Georgia.

Before this position he served as Director for Community Development, responsible for the expansion of the CIS concept in Georgia and ensuring training and technical assistance were provided to local CIS programs in the area of Community Development.

He was also responsible for Federal Grants, which were passed through to local CISGA affiliates. Dr. Coleman completed his B.Sc. in Education at Cuttington University College in Liberia and later matriculated to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, U.S.A., where he completed his M.Sc. in Teacher Education and Ph.D. in Educational Administration. He brings his passion for quality education to the UMU to help improve academic excellence.

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