Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Stephen A. Martin was appointed senior director of internal auditing and risk management at Tuskegee University in Alabama. He was a revenue agent for the Internal Revenue Service.

Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Latin and an MBA from Tulane University.

• Reed V. Tuckson was appointed to the board of trustees of Howard University in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Tuckson is executive vice president and chief of medical affairs for the UnitedHealth Group in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Dr. Tuckson is a graduate of Howard University and the Georgetown University School of Medicine.

• Rodney P. McClendon was named vice president for administration at Texas A&M University. He was senior vice president for operations at the University of North Texas.

Dr. McClendon is a graduate of Morehouse College and the Emory University School of Law. He holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

• Al Lavan has been appointed development officer at Delaware State University. He was the school’s head football coach from 2004 to 2010. Lavan is a graduate of Colorado State University.

• Keyana Scales is the new director of undergraduate admissions at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. She was the associate director of undergraduate admissions at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Scales holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from North Carolina State University.

Earlier this week David G. Carter Sr. stepped down as chancellor of the Connecticut State University System. Carter, who has served as chancellor for five years, had planned to retire after the academic year but left earlier due to health concerns.

Dr. Carter is a graduate of historically black Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio. He holds a master’s degree from Miami University of Ohio and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University.

• Brian Johnson, assistant vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, was named a Maxine Smith Fellow by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Under the fellowship, Johnson will spend half his time conducting research with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission in Nashville.

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

• Trudie Kibbe Reed, president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, was elected secretary of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.

Dr. Reed earned bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Texas. She earned a second master’s degree and an educational doctorate from Columbia University.

• Ellis B. Beteck was named dean of library services at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He was the interim director of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library at Howard University.

Dr. Beteck, a native of Cameroon, is a graduate of the University of Calabar in Nigeria. He earned a master’s degree in public administration at Georgia College and a master’s degree in library science and a Ph.D. in international affairs and development from Clark Atlanta University.