• Eleanor Gwynn, professor of dance at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, was appointed chair of the department of visual and performing arts at the university. Professor Gwynn holds a doctorate in dance from the University of Wisconsin.

Diane R. Brown was named interim director of alumni development for the College of Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University. An alumna of A&T, she earned an MBA from Clark Atlanta University.

Cheryl Bailey Gittens was named director of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Virginia Tech. She was an assistant professor and director of the Health Careers Opportunity Program at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Gittens holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Rutgers University and is currently a doctoral candidate in higher education administration from George Washington University.

Leslie T. Fenwick was appointed dean of the Howard University School of Education. Dr. Fenwick was a professor of education policy and associate dean of the School of Education at Clark Atlanta University. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Dean Fenwick holds a master’s degree from the University of Toledo and a doctorate in educational policy and leadership from Ohio State University.