Two New African American Deans at Ivy League Universities
Filed in Appointments on April 8, 2016
Andrew G. Campbell was named dean of the Graduate School at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, effective July 1. Dr. Campbell is a professor of medical science in the department of molecular microbiology and immunology at the university. Professor Campbell joined the faculty at Brown University in 1994.
Dr. Campbell is a graduate of York College of the City University of New York. He earned a Ph.D. in biology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
LaTanya Buck was named dean for diversity and inclusion at Princeton University in New Jersey. She will take on this role in August. Currently, Dr. Buck is the director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University in St. Louis. Before joining the staff at Washington University in 2014, Dr. Buck was director of the Cross Cultural Center at Saint Louis University.
Dr. Buck holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a master’s degree in college student personnel administration from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. She earned a doctorate in higher education administration at Saint Louis University.