Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Alberta Wilson was named chief equity and diversity officer at Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Florida. She is the president of the Brevard County chapter of the NAACP.

• John L. Graham was named interim dean at the School of Business at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. For the past year he has been a Franklin fellow at the U.S. Department of State. Previously, he served as assistant vice president for international affairs at Delaware State University.

Dr. Graham holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He earned a doctorate in agricultural and extension education at Michigan State University.

• Michael Owens, an associate professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta, was granted tenure. Dr. Owens holds a Ph.D. in urban politics from the State University of New York at Albany.

• Karen Eley Sanders was named acting vice president for equity and inclusion at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. She has been serving as associate vice president for academic support services.

Dr. Sanders holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Virginia State University. She earned an educational doctorate at the University of Arkansas.

• Gary Bennett has been appointed associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University. He was on the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Bennett is a graduate of Morehouse College and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Duke University.

• Roderick Morgan, a partner in the Indianapolis law firm Bingham McHale, was named president of the Indiana State Bar Association. He is the first African American to hold the position.

Morgan is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and the Georgetown University Law Center. He served as a judge advocate general in the U.S. Army for 12 years. He has also served as chair of the board of trustees of Vincennes University.