MC also reported gains during the interim presidency of Dr. Lloyd Roberts, former vice president for business affairs. His duties as the university’s temporary leader began July 1, 2001. Dr. Roberts joined the MC faculty as professor of economics and chair of the Department of Business Administration in 1982. Under his administration, MC upgraded food services, expanded campus maintenance and revamped business operations. With Dr. Lee Royce arriving as president in July 2002, Roberts became the institution’s senior vice president for administration and chief financial officer. Today, Roberts serves MC as a business professor.