Log In

Charles Richard Stephens Edit Profile

university administrator

Charles Richard Stephens, American university administrator. Certified fund raising executive.


Stephens, Charles Richard was born on March 1, 1938 in McIntosh County, Georgia, United States. Son of James Anthony and Lillian Belle (Frances) Stephens.


Bachelor, Morehouse College, Atlanta, 1960.


Assistant general executive Butler St. Young Men’s Christian Association, Atlanta, 1961-1970. Reporter, news room assistant Station Wage Stabilization Board, 1966-1967. National campaign director United Negro College Fund, New York City, 1970-1976.

Development officer School Medicine Morehouse College, 1977. Vice president development Dillard University, New Orleans, 1977-1979, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, 1979-1989. Special assistant to president external affairs, since 1989.

Consultant United Negro College Fund, New York, since 1982, Lilly Endowment, Indianapolis, since 1984.


  • Certified fund raising executive.


Board directors Atlanta Urban League, since 1981, Butler St. Young Men’s Christian Association, Atlanta, since 1982, United Negro College Fund, New York City, 1982-1986, 90—, president national alumni council, 1987, 90—. Board directors Carrie Steele-Pitts Home, Atlanta, since 1985. Faculty member The Fund Raising School.

Member National Society Fund-Raising Executives (board directors, secretary, certified board since 1985), Alpha Phi Alpha. Lodges: Optimist (vice president since 1985).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, collecting jazz records.


Married Evelyn Delores Betts, November 12, 1960. Children: Chandra Rae, Charlita Rochelle.

James Anthony Stephens

Lillian Belle (Frances) Stephens

Evelyn Delores Betts

Chandra Rae Stephens

Charlita Rochelle Stephens