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Dr. John M. Lee Jr.
John Lee

Institutional AdvancementVice President for Institutional AdvancementKo W.G. Administration Building803-536-8742

John M. Lee Jr.

Dr. John M. Lee Jr. is vice president for institutional advancement at South Carolina State University. He has served the university in that capacity since 2023.


  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering, 2003.
  • Georgia State University, MPA, Masters of Public Administration, 2005
  • New York University, PhD, Higher Education Administration, 2009.
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Coursework, Philanthropic StudiesCoursework, Philanthropic Studies, 2015 - 2016.


  • Vice President of Development, Information Technology and Policy Research, Southern Regional Education Board, August 2019 - February 2023.
  • Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and Executive Director of the ECSU Foundation, Elizabeth City State UniversityElizabeth City State University, February 2017 - July 2019.
  • President and CEO, North Star Educational Consulting, January 2007 - December 2019.
  • Co-Owner. The Traxx Company LLC, August 2019 - 2022.
  • Florida A&M University,  Special Assistant to the President, June 2016 - January 2017, Assistant Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Advancement, May 2015 - January 2017.
  • Vice President, Office of Access and Success,  Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), September 2012 - February 2015.
  • Policy Director, Advocacy and Policy Center,  The College Board, August 2007 - September 2012.
  • Policy Analyst, Georgia Department of Economic Development, May 2004 - August 2005.