Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Louis Whitesides was promoted to the position of research administrator for the 1890 Research and Extension Program at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. He was the senior extension director for adult leadership and community development.

Dr. Whitesides is a graduate of South Carolina State University. He holds a master’s degree from Southern Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Sarasota.

• Leroy A. Tice, an attorney from Wilmington, was named to the board of trustees of Delaware State University. Tice is an alumnus of Delaware State and Seton Hall University School of Law.

• Reginald Green was appointed associate dean for student services and administration at the College of Law of Florida A&M University. He was the assistant dean for career resources at South Texas College of Law.

Green is a graduate of Tougaloo College and the South Texas College of Law.

• Leslie Brown, assistant professor of history at Williams College in Massachusetts, was awarded tenure. Brown is a graduate of Tufts University and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in history from Duke University.

• John Brooks Slaughter received a joint appointment as a professor at the Rossier School of Education and the Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California. Professor Slaughter has served as president of Occidental College and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering.

Dr. Slaughter is a graduate of Kansas State University. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from UCLA and a Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of California at San Diego.

• Brian Johnson was named assistant vice president of academic affairs at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was chief of staff for the president’s office at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Johnson is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern California.