Five African Americans in New Administrative Positions at Universities

dixonAndre Dixon was named director of development for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. He had served as interim vice president for institutional advancement at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Dixon holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in personnel administration from Tuskegee University in Alabama.

LoganKim2Kimberly L. Logan has been chosen as the next chief information officer at Alabama A&M University. She will assume her new duties on November 15. She has been serving as director of academic computing at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Logan holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree, and a doctorate in instructional technology education, all from Mississippi State University.

Shari_ClarkeShari Clarke was named vice provost for diversity and inclusion at Ohio University in Athens. She has been serving as vice president for multicultural affairs at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. She will begin her new job on January 13.

Dr. Clarke is a graduate of Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee. She holds a master’s degree in college student personnel from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and a doctorate in educational leadership and higher education from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

RychettaWatkinsRychetta Watkins is the new assistant director of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute at the University of Memphis. She is a former assistant professor of English at Rhodes College in Memphis. She is the author of Black Power, Yellow Power, and the Making of Revolutionary Identity (University Press of Mississippi, 2012).

Dr. Watkins is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois.

Lorrain Goffe RushLorraine A. Goffe-Rush was promoted to vice chancellor for human resources at Washington University in St. Louis. She was the assistant vice chancellor for human resources. The promotion is effective on January 1. She joined the staff at the university in 2000 as director of employee relations.

Goffe-Rush is a native of London, England and moved with her family to St. Louis when she was teenager. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Williams Woods University in Fulton, Missouri, and an MBA from National University in La Jolla, California.


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