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Two African American Women Named to Dean Posts at Historically Black Universities

Rhonda Porter is the new interim dean of the College of Education at Albany State University in Georgia. She is a professor of mathematics education and the interim chair of the department of teacher education at the university.

Dr. Porter is a graduate of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, where she majored in mathematics education. She holds master’s degree in education from Columbus State University in Georgia and a second master’s degree in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in mathematics education from Auburn University in Alabama.

Kathy Stitts was named interim dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business, and Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. Dr. Stitts joined the faculty at the university in 2003 as an associate professor of marketing and associate dean of the School of Business and Economics.

Dr. Stitts holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and an MBA from Florida A&M University. She earned a Ph.D. in marketing at Florida State University.


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