Alabama State University Board of Trustees have selected Dr. Quinton Ross to be the next president of the University. As president of the board, Governor Kay Ivey participated in the vote, after which she released the following statement.

“Dr. Quinton Ross is a true public servant. He has a heart for Alabama and for Alabama State University. His wealth of experience in higher education and in state government will serve him well as he takes on the mantle of ASU President.

“Alabama State University is a historic institution and is integral to our state’s college and university system. Having received three degrees from ASU, I know my friend Quinton Ross will lead this fine school with distinction and vigor. I look forward to working with him to guide ASU to its brightest days yet.”