Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor's Office Staff

Office of the Chancellor - Staff
200 Blair Hall
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

336-750-2041 (p)
336-750-2049 (f)

Karen Cession Karen Cession                                                    
University Program Associate

Mrs. Cession’s primary responsibilities are to assist the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Secretary of the University with daily tasks including: processing incoming invoices for payment; managing inter-departmental budget requests; maintaining a balanced budget and the financial records for the Office of the Chancellor; and assisting with the planning and organizing of university events. Mrs. Cession also serves as a liaison to the WSSU Board of Trustees. In this capacity she manages the preparation of quarterly and called board meetings, travel arrangements, the collection and distribution of meeting materials, and the preparation of minutes and maintenance of correspondence for the Board of Trustees.

Deidra R. Gillard Deidra R. Gilliard
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Gilliard assists in the day-to-day office operations, including interviewing, hiring, training, and supervising of all student and temporary employees within the department. In addition to advising and assisting the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Ms. Gilliard is responsible for: organizing, coordinating, and managing special events and major university events both on and off campus; organizing interdepartmental meetings; assisting with the preparation for the quarterly meetings of the Board of Trustees, including the minutes and additional correspondence.

Deidra R. Gillard Yvonne M. Dixon
University Program Associate

Ms. Dixon serves as the main office receptionist. Her other administrative duties include: preparing general correspondence; managing the daily calendar for the Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Secretary of the University; logging in the daily mail, maintaining the office files; and assisting with preparations for special events.

Deidra R. Gillard Kristopher B. Glenn
University Program Associate

Mr. Glenn’s primary responsibility is to manage, update and maintain the mailing distribution list for the Office of the Chancellor.  His other responsibilities include: assisting with planning and organizing of special events; preparing outgoing correspondence and serving as the backup receptionist.  

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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