Michelle D. Gillard was named vice president for programs at the Foundation for Independent Higher Education in Washington, D.C. She was a higher education consultant for MG Associates in Washington and previously served as president for planning and evaluation at the Council of Independent Colleges. A graduate of the University of Dayton, Gillard holds a master’s degree in sociology from Brown University and a doctorate from the University of Michigan.

Thomas H. Epps III was appointed assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware. He recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology where he conducted research on block copolymers.

Curtis W. Bigelow was promoted to the position of assistant vice chancellor for police and public safety at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. A former North Carolina state trooper, Bigelow has been employed at the university for 13 years.

M. Tambura Omoiele was promoted to associate professor of criminal justice at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. Professor Omoiele was also awarded tenure.