Two African Americans Leaving Their Higher Education Posts
Filed in Resignations on January 27, 2016
Iris E. Harvey is leaving her post as vice president for university relations at Kent State University in Ohio. She will enroll in a leadership training program at Harvard University. Prior to coming to Kent State, she held administrative posts at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and the University of Maryland.
Harvey holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and an MBA from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Leonard Hayes III, senior director for the Institutional Service Division of the Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education, has announced that he will retire on February 29. He is the former executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and served as acting president of Grambling State University in Louisiana.
Dr. Haynes earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He holds a master’s degree in American history from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and a doctorate in higher education administration from Ohio State University.