Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Jowel Laguerre was named president of the Solano Community College District in Fairfield, California. He was vice president for academic affairs at Truckee Meadows Community College in Nevada.

Dr. Laguerre holds two master’s degrees and a doctorate in educational leadership, all from the University of Kansas.

• Sherrill A. Hampton was appointed special assistant to the president and director of the Center for Applied Leadership and Community Development at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was senior vice president for residential development at the North Carolina Community Development Institute in Raleigh.

A graduate of Claflin University, she holds a law degree from the University of South Carolina.

• Sally Dickson, associate vice provost for student affairs at Stanford University, was given additional duties as adviser to the president on campus life. In this post she will deal with problems faced by university staff.

• Deryl Bailey, an associate professor of counseling in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, was named president-elect of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.

Dr. Bailey has been on the University of Georgia faculty since 1999. He holds a doctorate in counselor education from the University of Virginia.

• Cerri Banks was named dean of William Smith College in Geneva, New York. She has served as interim dean for the past year.

Dr. Banks holds bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Syracuse University.

• Major Owens, who represented Brooklyn in Congress for more than two decades, was named senior fellow of the Du Bois Bunche Center for Public Policy at Medgar Evers College, a division of the City University of New York.