Academic Affairs


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Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Division has the primary responsible for implementing the mission of the College – Teaching/Learning, Research, and Public Service. Thus, the Academic Affairs Division has the responsibility for all educational programs and services, as well as the development, implementation, and monitoring of academic policies and procedures. The Academic Affairs Division is responsible for recruiting, admissions to the College, and all student records as well as all Pre-College Programs.

The division includes the: Office of Academic Affairs; Business Administration Department; General Education Department; Admissions and Records Department; and TRIO Programs.



Office of Academic Affairs

Gloria L. Anderson, Ph.D., FAIC, Vice President
JoAnn Googer, Administrative Assistant

The Vice President of Academic Affairs provides the leadership for program planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Vice President also has the responsibility for: Selecting Faculty Members; Recommending Faculty Promotion and Tenure; Recommending Faculty/Staff Terminations; Evaluating and Improving Curricula; and Recommending Changes for Enhancing the Integrity of Academic Programs.

The Vice President is responsible for achieving the following division goals:

    1. To help students acquire the general knowledge and skills required to function effectively as adults in a global science and technology based society.
    2. To help students acquire the knowledge and skills required for satisfying professional careers.
    3. To enroll and retain academically and culturally diverse populations.

The Office of Academic Affairs also includes: Academic Support and Adult and Continuing Education.


General Education Department
Vacancy Director

The Director provides the leadership in the development and implementation of the General Education Program. The Director also provides the leadership in efforts to achieve the departmental objectives.

Division Goal 1 To help students acquire the general knowledge and skills required to function effectively as adults in a global science and technology based society.
Objective 1 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College students can write at the college level before exiting the general education program as measured by the writing rubric.
Objective 2 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College students can read at the college level before exiting the general education program as measured by the reading rubric.
Objective 3 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College Students can make oral presentations at the college level before exiting the general education program as measured by the oral presentation rubric.
Objective 4 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College students can solve personal and mathematical problems at the college level before exiting the general education program as measured by the mathematics reading rubric.
Objective 5 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College students can use computer software to solve personal and business application problems at the college level before exiting the general education program as measured by the computer literacy rubric.

The faculty and staff within the General Education Department are responsible for placement testing upon admission; academic advisement of new students and general education students; teaching the developmental/basic skills courses; teaching general education courses; and individualized and small group tutoring.

Business Administration Department
Hector C. Butts, Ph.D., Chairman

The Chairman provides the leadership in the development and implementation of the Business Administration and the Organizational Management and Leadership Programs within the Business Administration Department. The Chairman also provides the leadership in efforts to achieve the departmental objectives.

Division Goal 2 To help students acquire the knowledge and skills required for satisfying professional careers..
Objective 1 To ensure that 100 % of the Business Administration majors at Morris Brown College can develop and defend their personal strategic career paths prior to graduation as measured by the Strategic Career Path rubric.
Objective 2 To ensure that 100 % of the Business Administration majors at Morris Brown College can develop and defend their future business plans prior to graduation as measured by the Business Plan rubric.
Objective 3 To ensure that 100 % of the Organizational Management and Leadership majors at Morris Brown College can develop and defend their personal strategic career paths prior to graduation as measured by the Strategic Career Path rubric.
Objective 4 To ensure that 100 % of the Organizational Management and Leadership majors at Morris Brown College can develop and defend their future business plans prior to graduation as measured by the Business Plan rubric.

The faculty within the Business Administration Department is responsible for: advising majors; teaching all business administration and organizational management and leadership courses; for developing and monitoring the curricula; and for developing and monitoring supporting activities of programs within the department. The programs within the Business Administration Department are the following:

1. Business Administration
2. Organizational Management and Leadership

Admissions and Records Department
Toledo Riley, Director and registrar

The Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to recruiting, admissions, and records. The Director also provides leadership in efforts to achieve the departmental objectives. The Registrar is the authorized keeper of student records.

To increase the full-time student enrollment at Morris Brown College to three hundred and fifty (350) students.

Division Goal 3 To enroll and retain academically and culturally diverse populations.
Objective 1 To ensure that 100 % of Morris Brown College students satisfy the admission criteria as outlined in the College Catalog prior to admission.
Objective 2 To increase the full-time student enrollment at Morris Brown College to one hundred and fifty (150) students.
Objective 3 To maintain an annual student retention rate greater than sixty (60) percent.

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The Office of Admissions is responsible for receiving and evaluating all applications for admission to Morris Brown College. To obtain an application for admissions and general information regarding the admissions process, applicants should contact:

Office of Admissions
Morris Brown College
643 M. L. King Jr. Dr., NW
Atlanta, GA  39314
404-458-6085 ext. 2011/2012
www.morrisbrown.edu

Applicants will receive written notification of the College’s decision. Individuals may visit the campus or speak to an admissions counselor to schedule a campus tour.
OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR

The Office of the Registrar has oversight of the registration process and is responsible for maintaining students’ records. All requests for student transcripts must be made in writing to the College on site, by mail, Fax or e-mail. Students may can call the cashier at 404-458-6085 ext 2017. Students may pay with a credit/debit card, cashiers check, money order or cash. Personal checks will not be accepted. Students must have a zero balance in order to receive a transcript. Students may mail requests to:

Morris Brown College
Office of the Registrar
643 Martin L. King, Jr. Dr., NW
Atlanta, GA  30314
www.toledo.riley@morrisbrown.ed

Applicants will receive written notification of the College’s decision.  Individuals may visit the campus or speak to an admissions counselor to schedule a campus tour.

Transcript Costs Process Time
Unofficial  $5.00 1 – 7 Business Days
Official $10.00 7 – 14 Business Days
Emergency  $25.00   1 – 3 Business Days