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Vernon S. Courtney

Vernon S. Courtney, museum director, Museum Association Administrator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow, 1981-1984. Member Alpha Phi Alpha (vice president chapter).

Background

  • Courtney, Vernon S. was born on November 2, 1946 in Hampton, Virginia, United States. Son of Vernon S. and Myrtle C. (Charity) Courtney.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard College, 1969. Master of Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1978.

    Career

    • Assistant to director Robeson Center Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1978-1980. From director institutional advisory to executive assistant to president Wilberforce (Ohio) University, 1980-1987. Assistant director National Afro-American Museum, Wilberforce, 1987.

      Director Hampton University Museum, since 2007. President Association African-American Museums, Wilberforce, Ohio, since 2007.

    Membership

    Member Alpha Phi Alpha (vice president chapter).

    Connections

    • Married Cassandra A. Hill, September 28, 1974. 1 child, Aliya D.
    • father: Vernon S. Courtney
    • mother: Myrtle C. (Charity) Courtney
    • spouse: Cassandra A. Hill
    • child: Aliya D. Courtney
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    Born November 2, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Harvard College
    • 1978
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Assistant, to director Robeson Center Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      from director, institutional advisory to executive assistant to president Wilberforce (Ohio) University
    • 1987
      assistant, director National Afro-American Museum
      Wilberforce, Ohio, United States
    • 2007
      president, Association African-American Museums
      Wilberforce, Ohio, United States
    • 2007
      director, Hampton University Museum

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