Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Carlton E. Wilson was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at North Carolina Central University in Durham. He has been a professor of history at the university since 2004.

A graduate of North Carolina Central University, Dr. Wilson holds a master’s degree from Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in modern British history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

• Chondra Johnson was named director of intramural and recreational sports in the Office of Student Affairs and Institutional Advancement at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Johnson holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Mississippi State University.

• Souleymane Fall was appointed a postdoctoral fellow at Tuskegee University in Alabama. He was serving as a postdoctoral fellow in the department of agronomy at Purdue University, where he received his Ph.D.

Dr. Fall holds bachelor’s and master’s degree from Dakar University in Senegal and a second master’s degree from North Carolina State University.

• P. Renee Myatt was named associate director of the Institute for Health, Social, and Community Research at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Myatt is a graduate of Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh. She holds master’s degrees from the University of Minnesota and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

• Lois Deloatch was appointed vice chancellor of institutional advancement at North Carolina Central University. She was the associate director for corporate and foundation relations at Duke University.

Deloatch is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a master’s degree in liberal studies from Duke University.

• Rene Davis was named dean of students at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She had been serving as interim dean and previously was director of residential life at the college.

• Will M. Campbell Jr. is the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Southern University in Baton Rouge. He is the former regional manager for Liberty Bank.

Campbell is a graduate of the University of South Alabama in Mobile.

• Jarita C. Holbrook, a visiting scholar in women’s studies at the University of California at Los Angeles, was elected chair of the historical astronomy division of the American Astronomical Society. She is the first African American to hold the position.

Dr. Holbrook holds a Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

• Goldie Byrd, the Nathan F. Simms Endowed Professor of Biology at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the university. She has been on the faculty since 2003.

Dr. Byrd is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and holds a Ph.D. in microbial genetics from Meharry Medical College.

• Mathew Knowles, CEO of Music World Entertainment and father of actress and recording artist Beyonce Knowles, was elected to the board of trustees of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk is his alma mater.