Virginia Union University Welcomes Jeff Negus as Director of Business Intelligence

September 20, 2023

RICHMOND, VA --- September 15, 2023] — Virginia Union University President and CEO Dr. Hakim J. Lucas is excited to welcome Jeff Negus as Director of Business Intelligence.

“As we welcome new members to the VUU family, I have every confidence that our new colleagues will make valuable contributions to the continued growth and success of of this great institution of higher learning. Together, we can achieve remarkable milestones and continue to shape the future of higher education,” said Dr. Lucas.

Jeff Negus obtained his bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University, following which he embarked on a distinguished twenty-year career as a Naval Officer in the United States Navy. His naval service included a tenure as department head aboard the specialized operations submarine, USS Parche (SSN 683), multiple roles within submarine support staff, graduation from the esteemed Air Command and Staff College, and three years as a member of the Admiral's staff aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). During his tenure in the Navy, Jeff pursued higher education and successfully earned a master's degree in Project Management from City University of Seattle.

Upon his retirement from the Navy, Jeff diversified his career by delving into various fields such as energy conservation consulting, electronic sales, and data analysis. Additionally, he contributed to academia by instructing college-level mathematics courses at Salt Lake Community College. For the past five years, Jeff has dedicated himself to professional private tutoring, imparting his expertise in a wide range of subjects including statistics, mathematics, Microsoft Office applications, and specialized instruction for standardized test preparation.

Contact: Erika Roache 
Director of Public Relations