• Damien Ejigiri was appointed dean of the graduate school at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since 1997 Dr. Ejigiri was dean of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at the university.

Dr. Ejigiri holds a master’s degree from Virginia Tech and a Ph.D. in economics from Texas A&M University.

• Katherine Antwi Green was named director of equal opportunity services at the University of Texas at Austin. She was an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at the university.

Green is a graduate of the University of Texas and the Gonzaga University School of Law.

• Zerihun Assefa, an associate professor of chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was named to serve on the editorial board of The Open Crystallography Journal.

Dr. Assefa is a graduate of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Maine.