Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Tanya R. Robinson was promoted to executive director of the Center for Experiential Learning at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. She was director of internships at the college.

Robinson holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Binghamton University, a division of the State University of New York.

• Wanda Lester, associate dean of the School of Business and Economics at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the university.

Dr. Lester is a graduate of Florida A&M University. She holds a Ph.D. in strategic management from Florida State University.

• Sonal Desai-Redd was named associate director of the Center for School Change at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was principal of a Minneapolis high school.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Desai-Redd earned a master’s degree from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.

• Rodney T. Cohen was appointed assistant dean of the college and director of the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale University. Since 2006 he has served as the director of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Office of Student Activities at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina.

Dr. Cohen is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University. He holds a master’s degree from Western Kentucky University and a doctorate from Vanderbilt University.

• K. Sean Kimbro was named associate professor of biology and director of the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute at North Carolina Central University in Durham. He was director of the Georgia Center for Health Equality at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Dr. Kimbro is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. He holds a Ph.D. in molecular and microbiology from Indiana University.

• William B. Butler has retired as dean of the School of Dentistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He has been on the school’s faculty for 33 years and served as dean for the past decade. He will remain at Meharry as a professor emeritus in the department of restorative dentistry.

• Caroline Laguerre-Brown was promoted to vice provost for institutional equity at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. She was associate vice provost for institutional equity.

Laguerre-Brown, who has been at Johns Hopkins since 2005, is a graduate of Binghamton University, part of the SUNY system. She earned a law degree at the University of Virginia.

• Lisa Taylor was named assistant dean for admissions at the Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando. She was the associate director of law admissions for Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Taylor is a graduate of the Howard University School of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar Association.