Jhan Doughty Berry was promoted to director of student retention and diverse student success at Miami University in Ohio. She was the director of research compliance at the university.

Dr. Berry is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana. She holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in counselor education from Pennsylvania State University.

Diedre Badejo was appointed dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at California State University, East Bay in Hayward. Dr. Badejo was a professor of English, chair of the Pan African Studies department, and associate dean of curriculum at Kent State University in Ohio.

Dr. Badejo is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She holds a master’s degree in African studies and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Joyce Green was hired as the liaison to the state legislature by South Carolina State University. She was director of strategic planning and operations at the South Carolina Budget and Control Board.

Green is a graduate of Benedict College and has done graduate work at The Citadel and the University of South Carolina.