Dub C. Taylor

Dr. Dub Taylor is Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Allen University where he has collaborated with various stakeholders to craft an ambitious vision focused on several transformational goals. These include strengthening the College’s financial resources through new revenue generation, establishing partnerships that benefit the College and the community, and moving the institution back to the top of national HBCU rankings. As a visionary leader, Dr. Taylor draws upon his senior executive business experience to build strategic corporate partnerships, consult on legislative initiatives, secure financial resources, and drive university growth. He has achieved impactful results, such as increasing Title III grant funding from $1.8 million to $15 million within three years, expanding philanthropic support to 235 new donors in FY22-23, and assisting in securing over $40 million in funding for capital improvement projects, including the construction of a football stadium. 

A native of Millry, Alabama, where he was raised on a family farm, Dr. Taylor contributes his relentless work ethic to his upbringing. He received his B.A. in History from Stillman College, an Executive MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute, and a Master’s Certification in Strategic Selling from the Miller Heiman Group. Most recently, he completed the HBCU Executive Leadership Institute micro-credential program on navigating board governance and the Wharton Executive Education Program on Executive Presence and Influence: Persuasive Leadership Development. Dr. Taylor also holds a Doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership from Walden University. He is committed to promoting a culture of academic excellence while strengthening stakeholder engagement, ensuring that the institutions he serves thrive and succeed.