Adam Clayton Powell III was named vice provost for globalization at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was director of the university’s Integrated Media Systems Center. He also serves as a senior fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.

Nicole Thorne Jenkins was named an associate professor of accounting at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. She was an assistant professor of accounting at Washington University in St. Louis. A graduate of Drexel University, Professor Jenkins holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Iowa.

Darryl S. Tukufu is the new vice president for academic affairs at Crichton College, a Christian liberal arts institution in Memphis. He also serves as an associate professor of urban studies.

Dr. Tukufu is a graduate of Youngstown University. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Akron.