A Pair of African Americans With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

William C. McCoy was appointed director of the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University in South Carolina. He was the director of ethics education and diversity initiatives  for the College of Business at Northern Illinois University. Earlier, Dr. McCoy was vice president of the Center for Sight and Hearing in Rockford, Illinois.

Dr. McCoy is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, where he majored in English. He holds a master’s degree in continuing and vocational education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a doctorate in educational administration from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.

Valerie Bailey Fischer was appointed chaplain at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, effective July 1. She currently serves as a priest associate at Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit, New Jersey. She is the former chaplain at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.

Rev. Fischer is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and holds a master of divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. She is currently completing work on a doctorate at General Theological Seminary in New York.


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