Darryl Crompton most recently served as Tuskegee University's general counsel and vice president for legal affairs, where he provided guidance to the president and administration to ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. He was particularly involved with Title IX compliance as it relates to campus sexual violence. He currently serves as a public health violence subject-matter expert for the Southeastern Health Equity Council, part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities established by the federal Office of Minority Health.
Prior to joining Tuskegee University in 2011, Crompton held senior positions in the Public Education Network, the Florida Department of Education, the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation, and the Catholic Health Association. Earlier, he was a tenured professor of health law at the University of Alabama in Birmingham for 13 years, and held adjunct faculty appointments at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine, and Tuskegee University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health. He also was a bioethics fellow at the Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care.
Crompton's current volunteer activities at Yale include service on the Yale School of Public Health Alumni Association Board and the YAA executive director's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Working Group; he was previously on the YAA's DEI Task Force. In addition, he was selected as an At-Large Delegate to the YAA Assembly for the 2017–2020 term. He holds BA degree in political science from the University of California at Los Angeles, an MPH degree in hospital administration and policy from the Yale School of Public Health, and a JD degree from the University of California at Davis.