Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Carmen Gillespie was promoted to full professor of English at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She is also executive director of the Toni Morrison Society, which is based at Bucknell.

• Kendrick Brown was appointed associate dean of the faculty at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has been on the psychology department faculty at the college since 1998.

Dean Brown is a graduate of Mount Union College. He holds a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan.

• Sylvia Spears was named acting dean of Dartmouth College for a two-year term. She came to Dartmouth in 2007 as director of the Office of Pluralism and Leadership and associate dean of student life.

Dr. Spears holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, all from the University of Rhode Island.

• Esther L. Jones was named assistant professor of English at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She was a visiting assistant professor of English and women’s studies at Emory University.

• Gale Sayers, who was an All-American running back for the University of Kansas and is a member of the National Football League’s Hall of Fame, was named director of fundraising for special projects at the University of Kansas.

• Elon A. Kulii was named interim chair of the English department at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He has been serving as a professor in the department.

Dr. Kulii is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. He holds a master’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University and a doctorate from Indiana University.

• Richard Green was named to a one-year term as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. He was interim vice president for academic affairs and acting president at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska.

Dr. Green is a graduate of Concordia College in Minnesota. He holds a master’s degree from North Dakota State University and a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from the University of Louisville.

• Fanchon Glover was named assistant to the president for diversity and community initiatives at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She was interim vice president at the college and director of multicultural affairs.

• William D. Scott has retired from his position on the chemistry department faculty at the University of Mississippi. He has taught at Ole Miss for 24 years.

Dr. Scott is a graduate of Rust College in Mississippi. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at Ole Miss in 1992.