Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Danny Gatling was promoted to senior director of philanthropy at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Since 2007 he has served as regional director of development at the college.

Gatling is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University and is currently working toward a master’s degree in philanthropic studies at Indiana University.

• Tracy K. Smith, assistant professor of creative writing at Princeton University, was selected as a fellow of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative. Under the program, Professor Smith will spend a year being mentored by Hans Magnus Enzensberger, one of the leading poets in Germany.

• Hiram Powell was named interim vice president of institutional advancement at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. For the past five years he has served as associate vice president of academic affairs at the university.

Dr. Powell is a 1976 graduate of Bethune-Cookman. He holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. from Florida State University.

• Lepaine Sharp-McHenry, assistant director of the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas, was appointed to the Rural Health and Safety Committee of the Arkansas Farm Bureau.

Sharp-McHenry is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and holds a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa.

• Jacob Oluwoye, professor of transportation planning and environmental health at Alabama A&M University, was appointed to the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council in Washington, D.C.

• David Camps, director of sponsored research and programs at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, was elected president of the National Sponsored Programs Administrators Alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

• Tanaga Anne Boozer was named acting director of the Office of Technology Transfer, Licensing, and Commercialization at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. She has been serving as an adjunct assistant professor in the university’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

• Audrey Tanner was appointed vice president for enrollment management at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut. She was vice president of enrollment management and student affairs at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Dr. Tanner is a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She holds a second bachelor’s degree from Boston University, a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix, and an educational doctorate from Nova Southeastern University.

• Espelencia Baptiste was promoted to associate professor of anthropology and granted tenure at Kalamazoo College in Michigan. She joined the faculty at Kalamazoo College in 2003.

Dr. Baptiste is a graduate of Colgate University. She earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Johns Hopkins University.