New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for a Trio of African Americans

Christina Presberry was appointed executive director of campus safety and security at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Before joining the staff at Johns Hopkins, Presberry served for 31 years in the Harford County Sheriff’s Department in Maryland.

Presberry holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in management from Johns Hopkins University.

Duane E. Wright was named associate vice president for finance at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. He will also serve as university controller. Previously, he held finance posts at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Clark Atlanta University.

Wright is a graduate of Morehouse College, where he majored in accounting.

Chris Presley was appointed director of operations for the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. The organization was founded in 1966 at Washington University in St. Louis. It currently represents 19 MBA-granting institutions.

Presley is an adjunct professor at Washington University. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he majored in biology. Presley holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of South Carolina and currently is pursuing a doctorate in higher education administration from St. Louis University.


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