Matari Jones was named director of public and community relations for St. Philip’s College, a historically black institution in San Antonio, Texas. Jones, a graduate of Texas A&M University, was a television reporter in San Antonio.

Delila Owens, an assistant professor of counselor education at Wayne State University in Detroit, was reappointed by Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm to the Michigan Board of Counseling. A graduate of Ferris State University, Dr. Owens holds a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and a Ph.D. in counselor education from Michigan State University.

Wanda M. Thompson was appointed associate senior vice president for operations at the Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. She was the deputy executive commissioner for system support services for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. A graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, she holds master’s and doctoral degrees in education from the University of Texas at Austin.