Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Angela Williams was promoted to the position of director of the career development center at the University of Arkansas. She was the associate director of the center.

Dr. Williams holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from the University of Arkansas.

• Evelynn Ellis was appointed vice president for institutional diversity and equity at Dartmouth College. She has been serving as director of equal opportunity and affirmative action at the college.

Dr. Ellis is a graduate of Concordia College. She holds a master’s degree in music performance and an educational doctorate from Penn State.

• Renee Steele was named director of alumni relations at the University of North Carolina-Pembroke. Steele was an advancement officer at the university.

Steele is a 1993 graduate of the university. As an undergraduate she was student body president, homecoming queen, and was elected Miss UNCP.

• Larry D. Thompson was named a visiting professor at the University of Georgia School of Law. Thompson is senior vice president of government affairs, general counsel, and corporate secretary of PepsiCo. He is a former deputy attorney general for the U.S. Justice Department.

Thompson is a graduate of Culver-Stockton College and the University of Michigan School of Law. He also holds a master’s degree from Michigan State University.

• Lori Hunter was promoted to associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. She was interim associate vice chancellor of enrollment management and earlier was assistant dean of student services in the university’s School of Technology.

Dr. Hunter is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a master’s degree from Harvard University and a doctorate from Syracuse University.

• Thelma V. Cook was appointed chair of the board of regents at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. Cook is a community volunteer who previously was the director of corporate affairs for Anheuser-Busch Inc.

Cook is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and holds a master’s degree from Lincoln University of Missouri.

• Denise Pearson is the new assistant provost for faculty at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She was associate academic dean at the University College of the University of Denver.

Dr. Pearson is a graduate of Pace University. She holds master’s degrees from Concordia University and the University of Denver and a doctorate from Marquette University.

• Anthony L. Jenkins was appointed vice president of student affairs and enrollment management at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He was the dean of students at the Clear Lake campus of the University of Houston.

Dr. Jenkins is a graduate of Fayetteville State University and holds a doctorate in student affairs from Virginia Tech.

• Mickey L. Burnim, president of Bowie State University in Maryland, was named chair-elect of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. He is scheduled to become chair of the organization in October.