Charles White, Ph.D., came to Trinity in 1980 as an associate professor of psychology. He was subsequently granted tenure and following that promoted to professor of psychology. His research interests in his academic career centered about developmental psychology and the aging process. He has received numerous grants for the study of aging and published widely in that area, and was named a fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. He has published in various developmental psychology journals as well as gerontology journals on his work in the psychology of moral judgments.
He served as an American Council on Education Fellow in higher education administration in 1987-88. Upon his return from that fellowship he was named the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1988-89. He held that position until he served as the Interim Academic Vice President for Academic Affairs in 1999-2000. Following that he was named to the position of Vice President for Information Resources; now called Information Resources, Marketing and Communications. In that position he has been responsible for overseeing the significant technological resources and the utilization of that technology in running the University as well as the teaching and learning technology at Trinity and now the branding, marketing and general University communications. He is currently responsible for the Coates Library, the AT&T Center for Learning and Technology, Institutional Research, Information Technology Resources, the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning, Marketing and University Communications.
White received his A.B. and M.S. degrees from San Diego State University and a Ph.D. with distinction from the University of Georgia.