Four African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education
Filed in Appointments on May 13, 2016
Judy Jackson was named diversity and inclusion officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was vice president for institutional diversity and an associate professor of education at the University of Kentucky. Earlier in her career, she was on the staff at MIT serving in several roles including director of the Office of Minority Education, associate dean of undergraduate education and student affairs, and special adviser to the provost on faculty diversity.
Dr. Jackson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She holds a master’s degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and an educational doctorate from Harvard University.
Aramis Watson is the new associate director for residence life at the University of Kansas. She has held student housing posts at Ohio State University and the University of Utah.
Watson is a graduate of the University of Kansas and holds a master’s degree from Arizona State University.
Cameron J. Hall was appointed as the director of annual giving at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. He was the assistant director of annual giving programs at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Hall holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama.
Dale R. Hendricks was named director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was the senior associate dean of admissions at nearby Amherst College.
Hendricks is a 1999 graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he majored in African American studies and mathematics.