(Columbia, S.C.) Keiona Middleton has been appointed Allen University’s vice president for Planning and Information Technology. As vice president for Planning and Information Technology, Middleton directs the forward planning of the university and ensures its information technology systems support the university’s ability to accomplish its mission. Middleton joined Allen University on Aug.1.
Dr. Middleton comes to Allen from Shorter University in Rome Georgia, where she served as vice president and chief operating officer. She has over 10 years’ experience as an IT data analyst and process consultant. Dr. Middleton has also served on the faculty of Pulaski Technical College: and University of Arkansas and Arkansas Baptist College.
“As we continue to progress as a university, strategic planning that considers transformative growth in all areas across the campus will be integral to our success. Dr. Middleton’s extensive experience in accreditation and assessment and her expertise in information technology and data management will help propel Allen University to even greater heights,” said Dr. Ernest McNealey, president and CEO.
We are especially delighted to welcome Dr. Keiona Middleton “back home” since she is a native of Goose Creek SC. We look forward to growing as a university and greatly appreciate her exceptional knowledge, vast experience, and expertise as she joins the administration and leadership of Allen University.
Allen University is a Christian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Columbia, South Carolina. Allen provides an environment of academic excellence to heighten students’ chances of succeeding in a culturally diverse and economically global world. Allen maintains accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. The university also holds membership with the United Negro College Fund.