Harold Ford Jr., a former congressman who this past November narrowly lost a bid to become the first black U.S. senator from the South since Reconstruction, is currently a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. Ford is teaching a seminar entitled “Foundations of American Political Leadership.”

Lioba Moshi, professor of comparative literature and director of the African Studies Institute at the University of Georgia, was named University Professor.

Professor Moshi is a native of Tanzania and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Dar Es Salaam. She also holds a master’s degree from the University of York in England and a Ph.D. in linguistics from UCLA.

Edward Bouie Jr. was named president of the Atlanta campus of Argosy University. Bouie, a former executive director of the DeKalb County School System, has been an administrator at Argosy since November 2004, most recently as vice president for academic affairs.

Bouie is a graduate of Morris Brown College. He holds a master’s degree from Georgia State University and an educational doctorate from Clark Atlanta University.

Rod Broadway was appointed head football coach at Grambling State University in Louisiana. He was the head coach at North Carolina Central University in Durham.