C. Ray Williams Jr. was promoted to the position of director of multicultural programs and services at Virginia Tech. He was the assistant director of the multicultural academic opportunities program at the university. Williams is a graduate of Radford University where he also earned a master’s degree.

Olive Mwihaki Mugenda was named vice chancellor of Kenyatta University. The university, located in the suburbs of Nairobi, Kenya, has enrollments of approximately 23,000 students. Dr. Mugenda, who holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in applied nutrition from Iowa State University, is the first woman to head a public university in Eastern Africa. She previously served as the deputy vice chancellor of finance, planning, and development.