Todd Greene is executive director of the Atlanta University Center Consortium Inc., the world’s oldest and largest consortium of historically Black colleges and universities. Under his leadership, the re-envisioned, think-tank focuses on thought leadership, collaboration, and strategic innovation for each member institution, singularly and collectively. Reporting directly to the Council of Presidents, which is comprised of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College, the executive director leads a team focused on enhancing academic opportunities and other educational experiences for students; forging interdisciplinary, innovative and impactful research; catalyzing economic development; and developing platforms/structure for more efficient operations. (Read full biography)
Associate Director/Business Manager
Tamala Fortson, director of Operations, manages the Consortium’s day-to-day operations and in ensures effective organizational leadership, program management, planning and staff management. She also helps to ensure that AUCC member institutions accomplish their civic engagement and community revitalization goals through community-oriented programs and services. Under the direction of the executive director, Fortson is responsible for monitoring accounting, budgeting, auditing and other financial and related functions to ensure the financial integrity of the organization. In addition, she manages personnel and operational matters.
Director of Academics, Research and Student Success
,As director of the Office of Academics, Research, Student Success, Said Sewell, Ph.D., provides leadership to the Consortium’s premier collaborative programs, including the Dual Degree Engineering and Career Services. Also, he is tasked with driving innovation and increased effectiveness for these programs. In addition, Sewell will assist in expanding collaboration with member and partner institutions, including exploring and catalyzing cross-institutional programs and research. This involves undergraduate research; identifying and deploying models for student success, including financial empowerment and improved processes, including Title IX and cross-registration operations. Additionally, he will be forging communities of practice to incubate academic and research collaboration across campuses, including topics such as social justice. (Read full biography)