Debra Saunders-White


Age: 59

chancellor of North Carolina Central University who was the first woman to serve full-time in that role when she became chancellor in 2013 and improved the classroom and campus experience through the Eagle Excellence campaign, who previously worked at the U.S. Department of Education and other schools including Hampton University in Virginia, in which the school was named 2016 HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) of the year by HBCU Digest.

Cause of Death: Kidney cancer

Born: January 8, 1957

Died: November 26, 2016

Durham, North Carolina