Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Kevin J. McLin Sr. was named senior director of communications and public relations at Tuskegee University. He was chair of the School of Mass Communications at Dillard University.

McLin is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans. He holds two master’s degrees from the University of New Orleans.

• Deborah Waters was named a professor of professional psychology at Touro University Worldwide. A graduate of the medical school at the University of California at San Diego, Dr. Waters has served as chief medical officer for the U.S. Olympic Committee.

• Cheryl M. Thomas was appointed senior director of development at Tuskegee University. She was director of planned giving and senior development officer at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Thomas is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana.

• Gregory Robinson was promoted to associate dean for academic administration and resource management at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. Dr. Robinson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, a master’s degree in Urban Planning from Morgan State University, and the master of divinity and doctor of ministry degrees from Howard University.

• Deborah Stanley, director of financial aid at Bowie State University in Maryland, was recently appointed to serve a four-year term on the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA) in Washington, D.C. Stanley has directed the financial aid program at the university for the past four years.

• Deborah L. Voltz was named dean of the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been serving as a professor of curriculum and instruction and director of the university’s Center for Urban Education.

Dr. Voltz is a graduate of the National College of Education in Evanston, Illinois. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and an educational doctorate from the University of Alabama.

• Thierno Thiam was named a postdoctoral fellow at Tuskegee University in Alabama. He was conducting research at the Institute for State Effectiveness in Washington, D.C., and teaching at Howard University and the University of Maryland at College Park.

Dr. Thiam holds a Ph.D. from Purdue University.