New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Eight African Americans

Quinn Slaughter has been named interim director of human resources at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis. She was director of global diversity and talent acquisition at International Paper.

Slaughter holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business administration from the University of Phoenix and a master’s degree in technology management from the University of Denver.

Katherine Antwi Green has been named general counsel and associate vice president for compliance at Texas Woman’s University. She was associate general counsel for the University of North Texas.

Green holds a bachelor’s degree in biology education from the University of Texas and a juris doctorate from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.

Sherry Turner has been named vice president of strategic initiatives at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She was the director of institutional success and support for the United Negro College Fund.

Dr. Turner holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, anthropology, and sociology from Rhodes College, a master’s degree in applied developmental and educational psychology from North Carolina State University, a master of theological studies in feminist and womanist thought from Emory University in Atlanta, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Illinois.

Gregory Murphy has been named police chief at California State University, Northridge. He was assistant chief of police at the University of California, San Diego.

Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Park University in Parkville, Missouri, and a master’s degree from American Intercontinental University in Los Angeles.

Eric Minor has been appointed the inaugural chief marketing officer at the University of Illinois. He was the senior director of marketing and innovation for the Libman Company based in Arcola, Illinois.

Minor holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Brian Pugh has been named executive director of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership at Jackson State University in Mississippi. He currently serves as deputy executive director of the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration.

Dr. Pugh holds a Ph.D. in public policy and administration from Jackson State University.

Mel C. Norwood has been named associate provost and vice chancellor for the Division of Student Development and Engagement at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. He was dean of students and chief student affairs officer for Reinhardt University in Georgia.

Dr. Norwood holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Alabama State University He earned a doctorate from Auburn University in Alabama.

Hans Cooper has been named vice president of enrollment management and student experience at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He was registrar at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.

Dr. Cooper holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in higher education administration all from Morgan State University in Baltimore.


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