Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Renee Washington was appointed director of recruitment at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. She was the faculty counselor for the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College.

Washington holds a bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees from Florida A&M.

• Andrew Clayton Hughey was appointed general counsel at Texas Southern University. He was general counsel and secretary to the board of trustees at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.

Hughey is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and the Duquesne University Law School.

• Choquette M. Hamilton was named director of the Multicultural Information Center at the University of Texas at Austin. She has been the interim director for the past 18 months.

Hamilton is a graduate of the University of Texas. She holds master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and St. Joseph’s University and is a doctoral candidate in educational policy and planning at the University of Texas.

• Harry Robinson III, professor of architecture at Howard University, was selected as the executive consulting architect of the American Battle Monuments Commission. He is the first African American to hold the position.

• Stephanie Brown was named director of student health and counseling services at Grinnell College in Iowa. She was lead psychologist and director of student health at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She holds a master’s degree from California State University at Los Angeles and a Ph.D. in adult clinical psychology from the University of Georgia.

• Dorothy Roberts, Kirkland and Ellis Professor at Northwestern School of Law, was awarded the Dorothy Ann and Clarence L. Ver Steeg Distinguished Research Fellowship. The fellowship comes with a research grant of $30,000.

• Kinfe Ken Redda was named acting vice president for research at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He has been serving as a professor in the university’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Dr. Redda has been on the faculty at FAMU since 1985. He holds a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Alberta.

• John C. Kelly, chair of the departments of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was appointed by North Carolina Governor Beverly Purdue to the state’s Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors.