Edison O. Jackson

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Edison O. Jackson (born October 1, 1942)[1] is the sixth and current president of Bethune-Cookman University. Previously, he was president of Medgar Evers College from 1989 to 2009.

In 2013, Jackson has been appointed president of Bethune-Cookman University.[2]

Jackson was born in Heathsville, Virginia.[3] Jackson received the Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology (1965), and the Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Howard University (1968), and the Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University (1983) with academic emphasis on the philosophy, function, role and administration of urban educational institutions.[4]

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