Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Robert J. Walker was named professor and chair of the department of education at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis. For the past year he has been training teachers at Debre Birhan University in central Ethiopia. He previously was on the faculty at Alabama State University.

Dr. Walker is a graduate of Tougaloo College. He holds master’s degrees from Jackson State University in Mississippi and Webster University in St. Louis. He earned a doctorate in early childhood education from Jackson State.

• Anthony Holloman was appointed director of athletics at Tuskegee University in Alabama. He was the associate vice provost for university advancement at Tuskegee. He previously served as assistant vice president for development at Tennessee State University.

• Luther McKinney Jr. was named director of institutional research at Bowie State University in Maryland. He was the director of institutional research and planning at Maryville College in Tennessee.

Dr. McKinney holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

• Aisha Peay has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville as an assistant professor of English. A graduate of Purdue University, she earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. at Duke University.

• Tammy L. Mann was named executive director of the Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute of the United Negro College Fund. She was deputy executive director of Zero to Three, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of young children.

Dr. Mann is a graduate of Spelman College. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Michigan State University.

• Eve J. Higginbotham was named senior vice president and executive dean for health sciences at Howard University. She was dean and senior vice president for academic affairs at the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Dr. Higginbotham is a graduate of MIT and the Harvard Medical School.

• Ivan L. Harrell II was appointed dean of student services at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. He was the coordinator for student affairs at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia.

Dr. Harrell holds an educational doctorate from Florida State University.