Two African Americans Named to Administrative Posts at State Universities
Filed in Appointments on May 6, 2016
Charles Robinson is the new vice chancellor for the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He has served as interim vice provost for student affairs since July 2015 while retaining his title as vice chancellor for diversity and community. Dr. Robinson joined the faculty at the university in 1999 and was promoted to full professor of history. He also served as director of the African American studies program at the university.
Dr. Robinson is a graduate of the University of Houston, where he majored in history. He holds a master’s degree in history from Rice University and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Houston.
Jovoni Simmons was promoted to director of alumni engagement in the Division of Institutional Advancement at Delaware State University in Dover. She had been serving as an admissions officer at the university.
Simmons is a graduate of Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies, she worked for five years in the Office of Institutional Advancement at her alma mater. She holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from Walden University.