Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Stephanie Lambert, a former associate editor for the Capital Outlook, a weekly black-owned newspaper in Tallahassee, has joined the staff of the Office of Communications at Florida A&M University. She will manage the university’s social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. She is a 2006 graduate of the Florida A&M School of Journalism and Graphic Communications.

• Vivian H. Burke, mayor pro tempore and member of the city council in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was elected to the board of trustees of Winston-Salem State University.

Burke is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University and holds a master’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University.

• Ronald F. Holden II was appointed multicultural recruitment coordinator and admission representative at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio. He was the director of multicultural affairs at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas.

Holden is a graduate of Baker University and holds a master’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

• Noma Bennett Anderson was named dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is the first African-American dean in the 99-year history of the University of Tennessee medical school. Dr. Anderson will assume her new position on July 1. She is currently a professor of communication sciences and disorders at Florida International University.

Dr. Anderson is a graduate of Hampton University. She holds a master’s degree from Emerson College and a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology from the University of Pittsburgh.

• Arnetha F. Ball, professor of education at Stanford University and Barbara A. Sizemore Visiting Distinguished Professor of Urban Education at Duquesne University, was voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association. She will begin a one-year term as president in 2011.

Professor Ball is a graduate of the University of Michigan. She holds a master’s degree in speech pathology from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.

• Tiffani Gavin, a graduate of Brown University, has been named director of finance and administration at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University. She was senior director of professional licensing at Theatrical Rights Worldwide.