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Museum Association Administrator , museum director

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