President in St. Louis, Missouri
Dr. Dwaun Warmack is the 19th and current president of Harris-Stowe State University, an HBCU located in St. Louis, Missouri. Since taking on the position in 2014, Dr. Warmack has overseen record-breaking enrollment for the university, with new student applications up by more than 900% and an increase in new student enrollment by 34%.
After earning numerous promotions, Dwaun Warmack became one of the youngest presidents of a four-year higher education institution in the country. Under his leadership, applications to the university more than tripled while enrollment increased by more than 34%. Academic offerings doubled with master’s degree programs added for the first time in the 161 year history of the institution. As a direct result of his innovations, HSSU has become a regional and nationally leader in conferring degrees to African-American in a variety of disciplines, most notably criminal justice.
Prior to Harris-Stowe, Dwaun Warmack worked at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he served as the Senior Vice President for Administration and Student Services.
Dr. Dwaun Warmack earned both his Bachelor of Science in Education and his Master of Education and sociology from from Delta State University. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Union University with a specialization in higher education. Additionally, Dr. Warmack completed Post-Doctoral work in Educational Leadership at Harvard University.