Hilton Kelly was appointed assistant professor of education at Davidson College. He is teaching two courses this semester: Growing Up in Jim Crow and Reading ’Riting and Race. He previously taught at Denison University and the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Kelly is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He holds a master’s degree in labor studies and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Massachusetts.

Tanya Williams was promoted to coordinator of multicultural affairs at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She was a training facilitator in the office of the dean of students at the college.

Williams holds a master’s degree from Texas A&M University and is currently working on her doctorate in social justice education at the University of Massachusetts.

Linda Williams-Moore was appointed director of the Office of Cross Cultural Leadership and Development at the University of Pittsburgh. She was an administrator for the YWCA in Des Moines, Iowa. She previously has held administrative posts at the University of Minneapolis and Drake University.

Williams-Moore is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University and holds a master’s degree in educational leadership policy studies from Iowa State University.

Kenneth Goode was named to the board of trustees of Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York. A former administrator at the college, Goode holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from the University of Arizona.

William Smith, executive director of the Center for Diversity in the Communication Industries at Emerson College, was named the Balfour Scholar for 2007. As the Balfour Scholar, Smith attended a six-day seminar at the Aspen Institute in Colorado.

Adriel Hilton, a doctoral candidate in higher education at Morgan State University, was appointed the inaugural public policy fellow of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Hilton is a graduate of Morehouse College and holds a master’s degree in public administration from Florida A&M University.

Tola Thompson was named director of intergovernmental relations at Florida A&M University. Thompson, who is a graduate of the university, will be responsible for all government lobbying efforts on the local, state, and national level. He previously was director of governmental affairs and communications for the Black Alliance for Educational Options.