Lakeesha Ransom2016 Rising Alumni

Lakeesha Ransom photo

Lakeesha Ransom is a rising star in university administration. Lakeesha has a master’s and Ph.D. in organizational leadership, and has reached a very senior academic leadership position early in her career. She is currently the vice provost and the dean of the Honors College at the University of Akron, after being in a similar position at the University of Toledo. Lakeesha served on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for two terms and remains active on boards of community organizations.


Vice provost and dean of the Honors College
University of Akron

CEHD Degree

Ph.D., Education, 2007
M.A., Educational Policy and Administration, 2003