Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

RoderickDaniel M. Roderick is the new director of physical plant at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is the former director of housing operations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roderick is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. He holds a master’s degree from Boston College.

EllebyKirsten Elleby was named assistant athletics director for student-athlete enrichment and senior woman administrator at the University of New Orleans in Louisiana. She is the former assistant athletic director for compliance and student-athlete support at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Elleby is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta. She holds a master’s degree in sport management from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

howell_113board2Kevin D. Howell is the inaugural senior vice president for external affairs for the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. He was assistant to the chancellor for external affairs at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

Howell is a graduate of North Carolina State University, where he majored in political science. He earned a law degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

casseusAishah S. Casseus was named Title IX coordinator at Florida State University in Tallahassee. She has been working as an anti-money laundering investigator for Ernst & Young in New Jersey.

Casseus is a graduate of Troy University in Alabama. She holds a law degree from North Carolina Central University in Durham.

terrentine-tim-portTimothy R. Terrentine Sr. was named vice president for development and alumni relations at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, effective August 22. He has been serving as executive vice president of Southwest Michigan First, an economic development agency.

Terrentine holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in communication from Western Michigan University.


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