• W. Franklin Evans was appointed vice president for academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond. He was the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.

A graduate of the University of Georgia, Dr. Evans earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in higher education administration at Georgia State University.

• Deborah Stanley-McAulay was named chief diversity officer at Yale University. She had been serving as director of Yale’s Organizational Development and Learning Center. She has been an administrator at Yale since 1995.

Stanley-McAulay is a graduate of Virginia Union University and holds a master’s degree from the University of Bridgeport.

• Adelheid Eubanks was appointed director of the Center for Excellence in Global Education at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was director of the liberal arts studies program and an associate professor of language and literature at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina.

• Calvin Hawkins, a judge for the superior court in Lake County, Indiana, was named to the board of trustees of Huntington University in Indiana.