Three Universities Name African Americans to Administrative Posts

tonia-walker-adTonia Walker was promoted to director of athletics at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She was the associate director of athletics and has served as interim director since March 1. She joined the athletics staff at the university in 2000.

Walker is a graduate of Hampton University in Virginia, where she played both varsity basketball and softball. She earned a master’s degree at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

nedra brownNedra Brown was named associate athletics director for internal operations and senior woman administrator at Jackson State University in Mississippi. She is the former acting athletics director and head volleyball coach at Alabama A&M University.

Brown is a graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, Tennessee.

Mike MarionMichael W. Marion was named executive director and associate vice provost of the Sacramento campus of Drexel University. He has been serving as dean of student services and counseling at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento. He also has been an adjunct professor at Drexel Sacramento.

Dr. Marion holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from San Diego State University and an educational doctorate from the University of Southern California.


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