Stuart most recently served as the president of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. Prior to his role at Clayton State, he served as the provost and vice president of academic affairs at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley, Georgia. Before moving to Georgia, Stuart served in the provost’s office at West Virginia State University in a variety of roles including associate provost and associate vice president for academic affairs. He also served as a faculty member teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at WVSU, West Virginia State Community and Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stuart to the WVU Tech Campus and our WVU family," WVU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed said. "Dr. Stuart has extensive leadership experience in higher education with a compelling personal story that makes him a role model for our students. He is a proud West Virginia native who overcame adversity to become a highly successful university administrator, and he wants to bring those lessons home."