School of Education at Historically Black Winston-Salem State University Establishes Two New Departments

Winston-Salem State University, the historically black educational institution in North Carolina, has announced the establishment of two new academic departments. The departments, in the university’s School of Education and Human Performance, are the department of secondary education and the department of educational leadership, counseling, and professional studies.

The department of secondary education will be chaired by Cynthia Williams-Brown. She is a graduate of Shaw University and holds a master’s degree from North Carolina Central University and a doctorate from the University of South Carolina.

The department of educational leadership, counseling and professional studies will include all of the university’s graduate programs in education. The interim chair will be Edwin Bell, professor of education. Dr. Bell is a graduate of Bowdoin College. He holds a master’s degree from Boston College and an educational doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.