Appointments, Promotions & Resignations

Esther M.A. Terry was named provost at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina. She was interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life and professor of Afro-American studies at the University of Massachusetts.

• August Washington was appointed assistant vice chancellor and chief of police at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He was chief of police at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Washington is a graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He holds a master’s degree in criminal justice from Grambling State University.

• Donnetta S. Butler was named senior vice president for administration and chief financial officer at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. She previously served as senior vice president for finance and administration at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.

Butler is a graduate of Tennessee State University. She holds an MBA from Belmont University in Nashville.

• Natalie L. Mason-Kinsey is the new director of affirmative action, compliance, and diversity at the City College of New York. She was director of affirmative action for Hostos Community College in the Bronx, New York.

Mason-Kinsey is a graduate of the University of Washington and Howard University School of Law.

• Tiffany Singleton was named director of social entrepreneurship programs at the United Negro College Fund. Singleton graduated from the Harvard Business School this spring. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans, where she served as student body president.

• Sylvia Terry, associate dean of the Office of African-American Affairs at the University of Virginia, has announced her retirement. A graduate of historically black Virginia State University, Terry has served as an administrator at the University of Virginia since 1980.

• Chris Brummer was named professor of law, with tenure, at Georgetown University Law Center. He was an assistant professor at Vanderbilt Law School.

Dr. Brummer is a graduate of Washington University and Columbia University School of Law. He holds a Ph.D. in Germanic studies from the University of Chicago.