Derrick N. Magee, ABD

Derrick Magee
DBA Scholar
Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Enterprises, North Carolina Central University

Derrick Magee is the newly appointed Interim Director of Business and Auxiliary Services at North Carolina Central University.  Prior to appointment, Derrick was the Deputy Athletic Director and Chief Financial Officer for the North Carolina Central University Department of Athletics. In this role, Magee managed the day-to-day operations of the NCCU Division-I program, while overseeing all financial & business development operations, revenue generation, facility management and served as the sport administrator for the Men’s & Women’s basketball programs. Previously, Magee served as Senior Associate Athletic Director for Business Affairs and Director of Auxiliary Enterprises at Alabama State University. Over his 20-year career, Magee has also served as Associate Athletic Director/Chief Business Officer at the University of Cincinnati and Assistant Athletic Director for Finance at the University of the Pacific. Magee is a novice chef, avid movie buff and a huge fan of all collegiate sports. Magee believes that the Doctorate of Business Administration degree will allow him to take his practical and academic experiences to the next level and will give him the tools to help mentor and train the next generation of sport administrators around the country. Magee is a proud graduate of Florida A&M University, where he was a four-year letter winner in basketball, serving as team captain in 1998-99 and helped lead the Rattlers to their first NCAA Tournament appearance. He earned his B.S. in Sports & Leisure Management from FAMU, completed his MBA in 2005 and his Administrative Services Credential in 2006 from California State University, Stanislaus. 

Magee has completed numerous leadership programs including the NCAA Leadership Institute for Ethnic Minority Males and Females, the Sport Management Institutes Executive Program and the D-1A Institute. He has served on numerous university committees, local and national board of directors and also is a member of Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

Magee’s research interests surround the areas of marketing, management and finance of collegiate and professional sports. Specifically, Magee wants to look at the impact of institutional support of Division-I athletic programs versus the intrinsic and extrinsic value added from these programs to the university’s bottom-line.