Getchel L. Caldwell II was appointed vice president for university advancement at Tuskegee University in Alabama. He was director of development for Clark Atlanta University.

Caldwell is a graduate of Florida A&M University and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Clark Atlanta University.

Blenda J. Wilson was named Compton Visiting Scholar at the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Dr. Wilson was president and CEO of the Nellie Mae Foundation. She previously served as president of California State University at Northridge and chancellor of the University of Michigan at Dearborn.

Dr. Wilson is a graduate of Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree from Seton Hall University and a doctorate in higher educational administration from Boston College.

Kecia Thomas was named senior adviser to the dean for inclusion and diversity leadership at the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. Dr. Thomas has been a member of the faculty in the university’s psychology department since 1993 and was promoted to full professor in 2006.

A graduate of Bucknell University, Dr. Thomas holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Penn State University.

James M. Harvey Jr. was named director of public relations and information at Central Georgia Technical College in Macon. He was the director of the media center at the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University.

Keith D. Roots was appointed director of the College Guide Program at the University of Virginia. The program places recent college graduates in high school guidance offices to help students in the college application process.

Roots was the associate director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds a master’s degree in educational psychology at the University of Texas. He is currently completing his doctorate in higher education at the University of Georgia.