Dr. Donald R. Cole is an administrator and faculty member at the University of Mississippi. In his capacities as Assistant Provost and Assistant to the Chancellor for Multicultural Affairs and Associate Professor of Mathematics, Dr. Cole plays an active leadership role in policy making, teaching, research, and diversification at the University.
He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Mississippi, M.A. degrees from both the State University of New York and the University of Michigan and a Bachelor Degree from Tougaloo College.
Believing that education is the “great equalizer” and the central feature in the prevailing endurance of mankind, Dr. Cole is a stern advocate for education, particularly for minority students. He devotes his time and energy to projects and causes that promotes the schooling, teaching, training and guidance opportunities of our children – particularly towards advanced degrees.