After spending 10 years at the helm of the HBCU she graduated from, attorney Glenda Glover has announced plans to retire as President of Tennessee State University end the of the spring 2024 semester. When she assumed office on January 2, 2013, she became the first female president of TSU (although Portia Holmes Shield served as interim president immediately prior). According to her bio, Dr. Glover is one of two African American Women in the country to hold a PhD-CPA-JD combination. She earned her JD from Georgetown University.
Prior to joining TSU, Glover served as Dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University and as Chair of the Department of Accounting at Howard University. In the private sector she held senior leadership positions at engineering and tax firms and at a major public utility. She has also served on the boards of several publicly traded companies.