Faison named to FSU board of visitors


Mount Olive native, Kendrick Faison, was named to Fayetteville State University’s first board of visitors.

Faison graduated from the university in 2002 and is now the CEO and president of SpatialGIS.

The Fayetteville State University Board of Visitors serves as an advisory board to the chancellor and senior leadership that will participate in a wide range of engagement opportunities to advance the school’s mission and vision. 

This inaugural class of 55 members are made up of industry professionals who have vast experience in their respective fields and a commitment to civic and community service, according to FSU’s Board of Visitors website. Together, the members of the FSU Board of Visitors will serve as ambassadors of the university, advancing its strategies, building upon a momentum for growth, development, and continued collaboration within Fayetteville, the Sandhills region, North Carolina and beyond.

“FSU boasts an unparalleled roster of graduates who have gone on to make national and global impact, while also influencing the most powerful of leaders of our time who, in turn, became strong champions in helping to advance FSU’s mission. Therefore, I am honored to announce this inaugural class of the FSU Board of Visitors,” said FSU Chancellor Darrell T. Allison.

Faison is a Southern Wayne High School graduate, was the 54th student body president at FSU and is a former vice president of Fayetteville State University’s National Alumni Association. He also serves as the national board chairman of Sigma’s PAC (Political Action Committee) 1914.


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