Howard University Names Three to Dean Positions

Howard University in Washington, D.C., has announced the appointment of interim deans at its law school and College of Arts and Sciences as well as a new dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Anthony K. Wutoh is the new permanent dean of the College of Pharmacy. He is a professor of clinical and administrative pharmacy sciences at the school. Dr. Wutoh also serves as director of the Center for Excellence and the Center for Minority Health Services Research.

Dr. Wutoh holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He earned a Ph.D. in pharmacy administration from the University of Maryland.

Segun Gbadegesin was named interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Since 2010 he has been associate dean for the college’s division of humanities. He joined the faculty of the philosophy department at Howard in 1992.

Dr. Gbadegesin holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Okianer Christian Dark is the new interim dean of the Howard University School of Law. Since 2005, she has served as associate dean for academic affairs. She is the co-founder of the law school’s Fair Housing Clinic.

Professor Dark is a magna cum laude graduate of Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey. She earned her law degree at Rutgers University.


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