Dr. Yolanda Banks Anderson currently serves as Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham, NC. She has also served as Chair of the Department of Environmental, Earth and Geospatial Sciences, Interim Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the former College of Science and Technology, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Development and Resources. She joined the faculty of NCCU in 1996. Prior to NCCU, she was employed by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Dr. Anderson received her PhD degree in Environmental Science and Engineering from the UNC-Chapel Hill.