Milton Blackmon, Ed.D.


As an academic dean, I support students who live or lived in Epworth and Randolph Houses. I am the graduate business school advisor.  I am the academic dean and college advisor for visiting international students. I co-coordinate the Scholarship Pipeline Initiative. I assist in developing ways to improve Duke’s national ranking. I oversee the biennial Graduate and Professional School Day Fair. I am a member of the ROTC Officer Education Committee; a member of the Student Veteran Networking Program; and a member of the Religious Life Committee serving as the faculty advisor to the Adventist Christian Fellowship student group.

About me: 

I grew up in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating from high school, I joined the U.S. Army and served three years. I then attended Oakwood University where I received a B.A. degree in Religion. I taught English for three years in Japan.  I received my master’s degree in Educational Administration from Fayetteville State University and a doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Akron where I worked for eleven years. I have lived in Durham for many years with my wife. We have two sons. I am an ordained minister and on weekends I serve as a volunteer chaplain at Duke Hospital.

Milton Blackmon, Ed.D.
Office location: 
011 Allen Building, Box 90050, Durham, NC 27708
Mailing address: 
Box 90050, Durham, NC 27708-0697
(919) 684-2130

Dorm assignment: 
  • Epworth House
  • Randolph House