Gerald Jackson was named executive director of the Male Development and Empowerment Center at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, a division of the City University of New York. Jackson was a professor of Africana studies at Cornell University. He is the author of the book We’re Not Going to Take It Anymore: Educational and Psychological Practices From an Africentric Paradigm of Helping. Professor Jackson is a graduate of Howard University. He holds a master’s degree in educational counseling from the University of Maine and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Rutgers University.

Kofi Lomotey was named executive vice president and provost at Fisk University in Nashville. The author of more than 20 books, Dr. Lomotey stepped down as president of Fort Valley State University in 2005. A graduate of Oberlin College, Lomotey holds two master’s degrees, one from Stanford University and the other from Cleveland State University. He also earned an educational doctorate from Stanford University.

Don Wycliff was appointed associate vice president for news and information at the University of Notre Dame. An alumnus of the university, Wycliff was the public editor at the Chicago Tribune.

Stephen Watson was named associate vice president for information services, instructional and information technology at Morehouse College in Atlanta. A 1986 graduate of Morehouse with a degree in mathematics and computer science, Watson has spent two decades in the corporate world including stints at GE Aircraft Engines, Northrop Grumman, and AOL Time Warner.

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