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African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

NigelEdwardsNigel Edwards is the new associate vice president for enrollment management at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He was associate vice president of enrollment management and director of financial aid at Clark Atlanta University. Earlier in his career, he was director of financial aid at both Morgan State University in Baltimore and C.W. Post University in Brookville, New York.

Edwards is a graduate of Binghamton University of the State University of New York system. He holds a master’s degree in information systems from American University in Washington, D.C.

M Leach AnnouncementMonica Terrell Leach was appointed associate vice chancellor for the Division of Enrollment Management at North Carolina Central University in Durham. She was director of enrollment management and assistant dean for academic affairs at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Dr. Leach is a graduate of Louisiana State University. She holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in education from North Carolina State University.

yvonne-harrisYvonne Harris was appointed vice provost for research and scholarship at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, effective July 1. Currently, she is associate vice president for research administration at Chicago State University.

Dr. Harris holds a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular radiation biology from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

PACE_BethanyBethany Pace is the new acting assistant dean of the Honors College at Towson University in Maryland. Pace joined the Honors College in May 2012 as director of Academic Support and Co-Curricular Programs

Pace holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in counselor education and higher education administration from Pennsylvania State University.

rsellersRobert Sellers was named the inaugural vice provost for equity, inclusion, and academic affairs at the University of Michigan. He has been serving as chair of the department of psychology at the university. Professor Sellers will begin his new duties on July 1.

Professor Sellers has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan since 1997. He previously taught at the University of Virginia. Dr. Sellers is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., and earned a Ph.D. in personality psychology from the University of Michigan.

mcFaddenClaudette McFadden was named senior policy adviser for presidential initiatives at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has been on the staff at the university for 23 years in such posts as vice president for student affairs and associate provost for academic affairs.

Dr. McFadden has degrees in speech communication, theatre arts and human communication.


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