Two African American Men Stepping Down From High-Level Administrative Positions

Walter Robinson, associate vice chancellor of enrollment management at the University of California, Davis, is retiring at the end of September. He has worked at the university since 2011. Prior to this position, he was the head of undergraduate recruitment and enrollment efforts for six years at the University of California, Berkley. Before that, he served as associate director of admissions at the University of Florida. He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno.

David Williams II, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director at Vanderbilt University, has announced he will leave this poat at the end of this academic year. He will continue to hold his full-time role as a tenured professor in Vanderbilt University’s School of Law. During his 15 years as the university’s athletic director, the school has seen athletic and academic success and an average GPA of 3.0 among student athletes. Professor Williams is a two-time graduate of Northern Michigan University. He holds an MBA and a juris doctorate from the University of Detroit.


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