New Roles in University Administration for Five African Americans

Cheryl Isaac has been named associate director of development at Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She most recently served as executive director of STAR Foundation in Brunswick, Georgia.

Issac holds a bachelor’s degree from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, and a master’s degree in creative nonfiction from the University of Tampa.

Brandon Martin has been named athletic director for the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was the athletic director for California State University, Northridge.

Dr. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree, a master of education degree, and a doctorate all from the University of Southern California.

Makayla McMorris has been named executive director of the Office of University Communications at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

McMorris holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Delores Richardson Harris has been named director of employee relations and affirmative action officer at North Carolina Central University in Durham. She was deputy director of human resources at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.

Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Winston-Salem State University.

Marco Barker has been named the inaugural vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and an associate professor of practice appointment in educational administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He was the associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Westminster College in Utah.

Dr. Barker holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Arkansas, an MBA from Webster University, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership and research from Louisiana State University.


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