• Kevin D. Rome was appointed vice chancellor for student affairs at North Carolina Central University. He was vice president of student services at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

A native of Columbus, Georgia, Dr. Rome is a graduate of Morehouse College. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Georgia and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Texas.

• Cynthia Sedgwick was named dean of student life and experiential learning at the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. Sedgwick was associate dean for assessment and special programs in the Division of Students Affairs at Binghamton University.

Dr. Sedgwick is a graduate of Hampton University. She holds a master’s degree from George Mason University and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Virginia.

• Valerie A. Richardson was appointed acting president of Gadsden State Community College in Alabama. She has been serving as vice president for institutional advancement and student services.

Blacks make up about 19 percent of the 5,200-member student body at the community college.

• Mark Winston was named assistant chancellor and director of the John Cotton Dana Library at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. A former member of the Rutgers faculty, he served since 2006 as associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Winston is a summa cum laude graduate of Hampton University. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in library and information science from the University of Pittsburgh.