Chancellor's Biography

Dr. Vladimir Alexander Appeaning

Vladimir Alexander Appeaning, Ph.D.


Vice President for Strategic Planning, Policy and Institutional Effectiveness, 
Vice Chancellor for Academic Compliance and SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison

Southern University and A&M College System

Adjunct Professor, PHD Program in Public Policy/Administration

Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences

Southern University and A&M College

 

 

Dr. Vladimir Alexander Appeaning’s public service career spans 22-plus years in higher education and state government. Dr. Appeaning currently serves in a dual role as Southern University System’s Vice President for Strategic Planning, Policy and Institutional Effectiveness and Vice Chancellor for Academic Compliance and SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison for the Southern University Baton Rouge Campus (SUBR) and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences.

Dr. Appeaning’s public service career encompasses the following appointments:

  • Vice President for Strategic Planning, Policy and Institutional Effectiveness, Southern University and A&M College System AND Vice Chancellor for Academic Compliance and SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison, Southern University Baton Rouge Campus (SU System and SUBR)
  • Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness, Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC)
  • Assistant Vice President for Policy, Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS)
  • Deputy Secretary and Legislative Liaison, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ)
  • Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Langston University 
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Support/Academic Affairs and Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Public Administration, Grambling State University (GSU)
  • Director for Community Relations and Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Public Administration, Grambling State University (GSU)
  • Assistant Director of the National Urban Research Center in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Southern University and A&M College (SUBR)

Dr. Appeaning serves as an adjunct professor in Public Policy/Public Administration focusing on strategic planning, program implementation and evaluation; research methods, environmental and natural resources management and policy. Dr. Appeaning is published and has secured over $157 Million in federal grants through the United States Environmental Protection Agency for statewide wastewater infrastructure projects that have greatly expanded environmental protection and economic development opportunities for Louisiana’s 305 municipalities – villages, towns, cities and parishes.

Dr. Appeaning is a proud alumnus of Southern University and A & M College, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and served as the Chief Student Marshal of his graduating class with a Bachelor of Science in Urban Forestry (1994); two Masters Degrees - a Master of Public Administration (1995) and Master of Science in Environmental Sciences (1999); and a Ph.D. in Public Policy (2000) from the Nelson Mandela School of College of Government at Southern University and A&M College.

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