Dr. Daniel K. Wims has over 20 years of progressive administrative experience in various governmental and higher education organizations. Dr. Wims is currently the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and for Research, and Professor of Agricultural Sciences at Alabama A&M University. He formerly served as the Executive Vice-President and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Agricultural Sciences at The Fort Valley State University. Other positions held include Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Associate Professor at South Carolina State University, Director of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Associate Professor of Agricultural Sciences at Florida A&M University, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment and Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences at Alcorn State University, Director of the Small Farm Research and Resource Development Center and Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences at Southern University.
Dr. Wims received the Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy in June, 1987 from The Fort Valley State College, and the Master of Science degree in Agricultural Extension and Education with an Agronomy concentration from The Ohio State University in 1989. His terminal degree, the Doctor of Philosophy degree, was received From the University of Maryland – College Park, in August of 1994 in Agricultural Extension and Education, with a cognate in Higher Education Administration.