John E. Maupin Jr. was appointed president of the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Since 1994, Maupin, who is a dentist, has been president of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He previously served as an executive vice president at Morehouse.

Dr. Maupin is a graduate of San Jose State University. He received his doctorate in dental science at Meharry in 1972. He also holds an MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore. He has served as president of the National Dental Association.

Jonathan Poullard was named dean of students at the University of California at Berkeley. He was associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at California State University San Marcos. Poullard is a graduate of Jackson State University in Mississippi and holds a master’s degree in human development and family studies from Penn State.

Godfrey Uzochukwu, director of the Interdisciplinary Waste Management Institute at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was named to the North Carolina Commission on Global Climate Change. Dr. Uzochukwu holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Oklahoma State University. Specializing in soil research, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Nebraska.


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