The University System of Maryland board of regents has named Aminta Hawkins Breaux as the next president of Bowie State University.
Breaux, who currently is the vice president for advancement at Millersville University, will begin her tenure as president on July 1, according to a news release. She will succeed current President Mickey Burnim, who announced his retirement in September.
Breaux has a bachelor's and a doctoral degree from Temple University, as well as a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania, according to the release.
As vice president for advancement at Millersville University, Breaux oversaw the university's endowment grow from about $30 million to $40 million, according to the release. She also served as Millersville's vice president for student affairs, as well as dean of students at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and assistant provost of Drexel University.
"I am deeply honored and delighted to be selected as the next president of Bowie State University and to have the opportunity to build on its rich history and legacy," Breaux said in the release.