Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Sterling J. Saddler was appointed dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Western Illinois University in Macomb. The appointment is effective on July 1. Dr. Saddler is currently professor and vice president of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Dr. Saddler is a graduate of Tuskegee University. He holds a master’s degree from the State University of New York at Oswego and a doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.

• Carl B. Mack, executive director of the National Society of Black Engineers, was elected to the board of trustees at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Mack is a graduate of Mississippi State University.

• Gregory Goings, sports information director at Bowie State University in Maryland, was named president of the Division II Sports Information Directors Association. Goings is a graduate of Virginia State University.

• Phillip Richards, a member of the English Department faculty at Colgate University since 1987, was named to the Arnold A. Sio Chair in Diversity and Community at the university. Professor Richards’ latest book is Black Heart: The Moral Life of Recent African-American Letters.

• Earl C. Cabbell was appointed interim senior vice president and chief operating officer at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. A CPA, Cabbell has served as assistant vice president for finance and budget at the college for nearly a year. Prior to his appointment at the college he was director of risk management and compliance for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Cabbell holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from New York University.

• Wendall M. Davis was named vice chancellor for administration and finance at North Carolina Central University. Since 1999, he has served as deputy county manager of Durham County, North Carolina. Since 2005, he has also been an adjunct professor of public administration at the university.

Davis is a 1987 graduate of North Carolina Central University. He holds a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Southeastern University.

• Oswald Tekyi-Mensah, a professor of physics at Alabama A&M University, was elected vice president of the National Institute of Science.

Dr. Tekyi-Mensah is a graduate of Alabama A&M University. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Florida State University.