• Ivan T. Mosley Sr., chair of the manufacturing systems department at North Carolina A&T State University, was elected president of the university division of the National Association of Industrial Technology.

Debi Gore-Mann is the new director of athletics at the University of San Francisco. She was the senior associate athletic director at Stanford University. Gore-Mann holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Stanford University. She believes that there are only two other black females serving as athletic directors at universities in the United States.

Ben Dixon, who until recently served as vice president for multicultural affairs at Virginia Tech, was given the title “vice president emeritus” by the university’s board of visitors. The emeritus title is given to faculty or administrators who have “given exemplary service” to Virginia Tech.

Dixon is a graduate of Howard University. He holds a master’s degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.