Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Pamela Y. George was promoted to the position of assistant dean of academic affairs at Yale College. She was the assistant dean of students and director of the Afro-American Cultural Center. Dean George has been an administrator at Yale since 1999.

• Caesar Akuetey was promoted to full professor of modern languages and literatures at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. A native of Ghana, Dr. Akuetey has been on the faculty of Knox College since 1994.

Professor Akuetey is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology in Ghana and holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the Université de Franche Comté.

• Tommie L. Robinson Jr., associate professor of pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, was elected president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Dr. Robinson holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi and a doctorate from Howard University.

• Anthony Holloman was named vice president for institutional advancement at South Carolina State University. He was the director of athletics at Tuskegee University.

Holloman is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and holds a master’s degree from the United States Sports Academy.

• Charlie Nelms, chancellor of North Carolina Central University in Durham since August 2007, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

Chancellor Nelms is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He holds master’s and doctoral degrees from Indiana University.

• Connie Walton was named interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Grambling State University in Louisiana. Since 2005 she has served as dean of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Walton is a graduate of Grambling State University and holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Southern Mississippi.