Dr. W.Franklin Evans
About Dr. Evans
Dr. W.Franklin Evans is the first Black president in West Liberty University’s 183-year history. Evans – who is West Liberty’s 37th president – is formerly president of Voorhees College and was previously interim president of South Carolina State University. During his tenure, SCSU’s enrollment broke its goal, fundraising increased by 687%, alumni support rose and the school balanced its budget.Evans has a lengthy career in higher ed, also having worked at Virginia Union University, Elizabeth City State, J. F. Drake State Technical College, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University and Tennessee State University.