• 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.

Cameron holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Hampton University.

• Marvin V. Curtis was named dean of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at the South Bend campus of Indiana University. He was assistant dean and choral director at Fayetteville State University.

Dr. Curtis is a graduate of North Park University in Chicago. He holds a master’s degree from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia, and an educational doctorate from the University of the Pacific.

• Edwin L. Knox was appointed acting dean of the School of Business at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. He was executive director of enrollment management and a professor of business at the school.

Knox is a graduate of Florida A&M University. He holds an MBA and a master’s degree in tourism administration from George Washington University. He currently is a Ph.D. candidate in management at Morgan State University.

• Kenneth Olden was named founding dean of the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College in New York City. The school is scheduled to open in 2010. Dr. Olden is the former director of the Institute of Environmental Health Science and the National Toxicology Program at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Olden is a graduate of Knoxville College. He holds a master’s degree in genetics from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in cell biology and biochemistry from Temple University.

• Berhanu Nega was appointed associate professor of economics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Nega served as mayor of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was later jailed as a political prisoner. He had taught at Bucknell from 1990 to 1994 before returning to Ethiopia to teach at Addis Ababa University.

• Barkley L. Hendricks, professor of art at Connecticut College, is currently serving as artist-in-residence at Duke University. During the term he will present three lectures, teach class, take part in seminars, and critique student art projects.