Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education
Filed in Appointments on March 4, 2016
Martino Harmon was promoted to senior vice president for student affairs at Iowa State University. He has been serving as associate vice president for student affairs. Before coming to Iowa State in 2013, Dr. Harmon served as executive director of student success and retention at Cincinnati State Community College.
Dr. Harmon holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, a master’s degree in education and a doctorate in higher education administration, all from the University of Toledo in Ohio.
Monica Green was appointed director of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center at Indiana University in Bloomington. She has been serving as director of the Hap Center for Cross Cultural Education and associate director of student life for multicultural affairs at Hanover College in Indiana.
Green is a graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a master’s degree in higher education from Mississippi College in Clinton and is currently pursuing doctorate studies in higher education leadership through Azuza Pacific University in California.
Brian Dickens was appointed vice president for human resources at Ithaca College in New York. He has been serving as associate vice president for human resources and payroll services at Texas Southern University in Houston.
Dr. Dickens holds a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in counseling from Prairie View A&M University in Texas. He earned a doctorate in educational administration from Texas A&M University.
Joy Jefferson is the new associate vice president for alumni relations at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. For the past 21 years, she worked at Hampton University in Virginia, most recently as vice president for external relations.
Jefferson is a graduate of Hampton University, where she majored in mass media.
Ebony Lewis is the new executive director of undergraduate admissions at the University of California, Davis. For the past eight years, she has been serving as associate director of admissions at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Lewis is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she majored in legal studies and politics. She earned a master’s degree in public administration from California State University, East Bay in Hayward.
Jasmine Buxton was named associate vice president of student affairs at Delaware State University in Dover. She was the assistant dean of students at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
Buxton is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she majored in African American literature. She holds a master’s degree in student affairs in higher education from Indiana State University.
Ericka M. Jackson is the new director of undergraduate admissions at Wayne State University in Detroit. She was assistant dean of admission and student affairs at the Wayne State University Law School.
Jackson is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she majored in English. She earned her law degree at Wayne State University.