Curriculum Vitae


Neverson-Anyjah Heatley, III, J.D., Ph.D.

I am a higher education professional with experience in research, administration, and technology.

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Three Presidents?

Dr. Frederick S. Humphries, President of Florida A&M University (1985 - 2001)

Dr. James H. Ammons, President of Florida A&M University (2007 - 2012)

Dr. Neverson-Anyjah Heatley. . . TBD.



Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration

University of Florida


Juris Doctor with a Concentration in Intellectual Property

State University of New York at Buffalo


Experience in Higher and Elementary Education

Newark Legacy Charter School
Education Pioneers Fellowship (Intern for Operations)

Assisted with student recruitment efforts and served as an ambassador at recruitment functions. Revised the student recruitment policy and drafted the Janet’s Law policy for school. 

Victory Education Partners
Education Pioneers Fellowship (Special Assistant to the General Counsel) 
2014 - 2015

Commencing as a summer fellow, I provided general support and assistance to the General Counsel in the service of charter schools, maintenance of insurance contracts for schools, performed research in the field of education law, and drafted memorandum on issues concerning charter schools and charter school service providers. 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Office of Student Affairs
Specialist in Student Rights and Responsibilities
2011 - 2012

Served as a primary hearing officer for student conduct and was responsible for addressing alleged violations of the student code of conduct using an educational and restorative model. Served as a Clery Act officer, participated in hiring committees, and served as a member of a campus-wide violence prevention committee. Worked closely with University Housing on student conduct concerns within residence halls and advised a chapter of a national fraternity.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
2008 - 2010

Oversaw all aspects of student life and related academic concerns. Administered examinations, supervised student organizations, and addressed quality of life concerns. Prepared and provided data for accreditation review and ranking reports. Responsible for monitoring the bar passage rates of graduates and presenting related reports. Also acted as a student wellness counselor. Served as primary conduct officer for academic and social matters. 

State University of New York at Buffalo
Intranet Webmaster for Business Services
2002 - 2005

Responsible for deploying web applications and providing Windows technical support to the department. 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Assistant University Webmaster
1999 - 2002

Responsible for designing and developing the primary university website. Designed an inventory tracking program and taught training classes for university personnel for various programs and services. 

Legal Experience

State of Florida, Agency for Healthcare Administration
Staff Attorney
2005 - 2006

Produced internal memorandum concerning Medicaid law and amended the Agency’s rules and handbooks for use by outside agencies and departments. Served as a hearing officer for Medicaid-related concerns between providers and the Agency. 

Graduate Assistantships in Higher Education

University of Florida
Graduate Assistant, Office of the Provost
2007 - 2008

Developed the website for the Office and assisted with the development of the faculty orientation programs and related handbooks.

University of Florida
Alumni Fellow and Doctoral Candidate
2006 - 2008

Conducted research concerning minority access to higher education. Assisted with the preparation of a national conference and served on the College of Education’s restructuring committee. 

Research Statement

Problem-solving using inductive quantitative approaches. Past areas of research include student academic and social performance in higher education. 

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2017). Analyzing Minority Enrollment at American Bar Association Accredited Law Schools Between 2004 - 2012 Using Feedback Loops. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2012). A Look at the Conduct Participation Rates of Black Males at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (institutional report). Southern Illinois University.

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2009). Bar and Academic Performance of Graduates from 2005 - 2008 (institutional report). Florida A&M University

  • Wood R. Craig, Deziree Elliot, Carlee Poston Escue, and Neverson-Anyjah Heatley. (2008). North Carolina School Boards Association v. Moore: A Decision Without a Solution. ELA Notes.

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2007). Gratz, Grutter, and the Future of Higher Education (keynote presentation). Florida Education Fund McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Summer Meeting.

  • Heatley, Neverson. (2001). My Collegiate Life through Poetry (presentation). National Association of African-American Honors Programs Conference.

  • Heatley, Neverson. (1999). Hip-Hop in Translation: An examination of the “hidden messages” in rap music (presentation). Southern Regional Honors Programs Conference 

Articles and Interviews

  • Axtman, Peter. (Dec. 3, 2014). Why People Already Support a Team That’s Never Played a Game. Hudson River Blue.

  • Unattributed. (Aug. 30, 2012). Grape Stompin’ 2012. Gainesville Sun. 

  • Zborek, Ashley. (Jan. 30, 2012). Students face the impact of drinking. Daily Egyptian.

  • Dantica, Kimberly. (Feb. 27, 2009). College of Law Offers Knowledge, Insight and Networking Strategies on Minority Day. The FAMUAN.

  • Unattributed. (Jan. 18, 2008). Tom Dana Selected New Associate Dean, College of Education. University of Florida News.

  • Heatley, (Neverson) Anyjah. (Feb 14, 2002). Lewis’ Indecisiveness Sours Presidential Search for Some. The FAMUAN.

  • Unattributed. (2001). Fraternity Aims to Bring Diversity to Campus: Sigma Lambda Beta Colony First of its Kind at a Historically Black College, University. The FAMUAN.

  • Heatley, (Neverson) Anyjah. (1997). Thank You For Opportunity To Go To College. The FAMUAN. 

Academic Honors and Awards

  • Barbara L. Jackson Scholar
  • Florida A&M Presidential Honors Scholar Honors-in-the-Major Award

  • McKnight Doctoral Fellow

  • University of Florida Alumni Fellow 


  • Alpha Phi Alpha International Fraternity, Inc.

  • American Bar Association

  • American Mensa

  • Association for Education Finance and Policy

  • Hispanic American Law Students Association

  • Jessup Moot Court

  • National Black Law Students Association

  • National Latino Law Students Association

  • Sabor Latino Latin Dance Group

  • Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. (Chapter Founder)

  • State University at Buffalo Law School Moot Court Team

  • The Third Rail (NYCFC Supporter’s Group)