Dr. ReShone L. Moore
Moore, Ph.D., serves as a Management and Program Analyst
with the U.S. Department of Education, the White House Initiative on
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In this position, Dr.
Moore is charged with ensuring successful implementation of Presidential Executive Order 13256. She is the conference coordinator for the
National HBCU Week Conference, a national event that brings together over 1000
representatives including presidents and chancellors, from the HBCU community,
federal agencies, corporations and foundations, to participate in discussions
that examine issues critical to the Black college community. Dr. Moore is also responsible for
coordinating the activities of the President’s Board of Advisors on
Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
A Board comprised of presidents of institutions of higher learning and
corporate executives appointed by the President of the United States. Her interaction with the Board has resulted
in implementation of numerous recommendations impacting legislative and policy
decisions, greater private sector involvement and increased visibility for the
HBCU community, the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Initiative
office. Dr. Moore serves as liaison to
nine federal agencies, and also provides technical support to many HBCUs
throughout the southern region.
Prior to joining the ranks of federal civil service, Dr.
Moore served as a program coordinator for Career Beginnings/Project MOVE on the
campus of Mississippi Valley State
University in Itta Bena, MS. This program was designed to encourage and
assist high school students in gaining admission to postsecondary
education. Over 90 percent of the
student participants matriculated to an institution of higher education.
Committed to supporting others, Dr. Moore passionately
serves as the assistant director for Daughters of Destiny, a young girls’
ministry at New Samaritan Baptist
Church. She is a founding member of an organization
that was designed to promote social, civic and community development. Because of her expertise in higher education
issues, she is a mentor, coach and advisors to many students, parents and
leaders within the higher education community.
Dr. Moore’s educational history includes a B.A. in Mass Communications
from Alcorn State
MS); a Masters in Political Science/Public
Policy and Administration from Mississippi
and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, concentrating in Public Policy
and Administration/American Government, with a minor in Education
Administration and Policy from Howard University (Washington,