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Dr. Aminta H. Breaux

President
Bowie State University

Dr. Aminta H. Breaux has dedicated her professional career to ensuring student development and success.

In 2017, she became the 10th president of Bowie State University with a focus on students developing an entrepreneurial mindset in order to be successful in an ever-changing world. One of her efforts, the Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community, is set to open this fall.

Breaux started her higher education career as a career counselor at the University of Pennsylvania. Since then, she has amassed more than 30 years experience in leadership positions, including serving as vice president for advancement as well as vice president of student affairs at Millersville University and dean of students at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

She holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from Temple University, a master’s degree in psychological services in education from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Temple University. She is also an alumni of the Harvard Institute for Executive Management and the American Association for State Colleges and Universities Millennium Leadership Institute.

Some of Breaux’s appointments include the President’s Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Governor’s P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland. She is also vice chair for the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.