Two Black Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts at Historically Black Universities

Tony D. Johnson has been named as dean of workforce development and lifelong learning at the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia. He has taught at Florida State University, Florida A&M University, Barry University, and George Washington University.

Dr. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and criminal justice, a master of public administration degree, and a doctorate in educational leadership, policy and evaluation.

Corey D.B. Walker was named dean of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond. He will also serve as a vice president of the university. Dr. Walker currently serves as the John W. and Anna Hodgin Hanes Professor of the Humanities and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He is the former chair of the department of Africana studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Professor Walker is a graduate of Norfolk State University in Virginia. He holds master’s degrees from Harvard University, Brown University, and Virginia Union University. Professor Walker earn a Ph.D. at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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