• Helene A. Cameron was appointed director of career services at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. She held a similar position at Winston-Salem State University.

• Jacqueline Howard-Matthews was appointed associate provost at Southern University in Baton Rouge. She was managing director of Bodeo Transformation Systems, a consulting firm. She previously served on the faculties of Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University.

Dr. Howard-Matthews is a graduate of Spelman College. She holds a master’s degree from Howard University and a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University.

• Derita Ratcliffe was named senior associate athletics director at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was director of athletics at Kentucky State University.

• Karl Reid was appointed senior vice president of academic programs and strategic initiatives at the United Negro College Fund. He was associate dean of undergraduate education, assistant to the chancellor for diversity, and director of the Office of Minority Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Reid holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT and an educational doctorate from Harvard University.

• Angie Whitmal was named academic dean of the junior and senior classes at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Last year she completed her Ph.D. in Afro-American studies at the University of Massachusetts, where she also taught courses in women’s studies.

Dr. Whitmal is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University.

• Debra L. Haggins was appointed chaplain at Hampton University. She is the first woman to hold the position. She was the pastor of the Queen Street Baptist Church in Norfolk, Virginia.

Reverend Haggins is a graduate of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. She holds master’s degrees from Old Dominion University and Virginia Union University. She is currently studying for a doctorate from Norfolk Theological Seminary.

• Denise Payton was named director of choral music at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. She will also teach applied voice at the university. She had taught music in public schools.

Payton is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and holds a master’s degree from Fayetteville State University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in music education at Boston University.