South Carolina State University has hired Dr. Cynthia Warrick, senior fellow at Howard University’s School of Pharmacy, as interim president. She begins July 1.

According to a news release from the Orangeburg University, Warrick has developed research proposals, mentored faculty and students, participated on search committees, recruited students, participated on Federal Advisory Committees, reviewed grants for federal agencies, published two research papers, facilitated panels at national conferences and participated on the Middle States Accreditation reviews for two major universities’ 5-year periodic reviews.