Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Tiffany Wilson Ardley, assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida A&M University, was elected to the board of directors of the PACE Leon Center for Girls.

• Sharon D. Raynor was named the Johnson C. Smith Mott University Professor for the 2010-13 term at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Raynor, a member of the English department faculty, will receive time off from teaching and funds for research.

Professor Raynor holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from East Carolina University and a Ph.D. in literature and criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

• Melanye Price, adjunct associate professor of government at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, was named coordinator of internships for the university’s Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life.

• Kiron K. Skinner, an associate professor of social and decision sciences at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, has been appointed to the advisory board of the George W. Bush Oral History Project at the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Skinner is a graduate of Spelman College. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science and international relations from Harvard University.

• Elmira Mangum is the new vice president for budget and planning at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She was senior associate provost at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

• Bobby Donaldson, an associate professor of history and African-American studies at the University of South Carolina, was appointed to a three-year term as principal of Preston College on the university’s Columbia campus. The residential college is home to about 240 undergraduate students.

• William H. Wilson was named associate vice president for development and major gifts at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. He has been an administrator in the university’s division of External Relations and Development since October 2009. Previously he was director of education and outreach for Kentucky Educational Television.

Wilson is a graduate of Kentucky State University and holds a master’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Kentucky.