A Half Dozen African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts

Michael Toney has been named director of academic administration at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He was director of new student programs at Emory University in Atlanta.

Toney is a graduate of Georgia Tech where he majored in management. He holds a master’s degree in college student affairs administration from the University of Georgia.

Bryle Henderson Hatch has been named executive director for community engagement at North Carolina A&T State University. He was the diversity manager for the School of Medicine at Duke University.

Dr. Hatch holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, a master’s degree in adult and higher education, and a doctorate in leadership studies all from North Carolina A&T State University.

Terlynn Olds has been named associate athletic director of internal operations and senior woman administrator at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She was deputy director of athletics and business manager at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Olds holds a bachelor’s degree in sports business and a master’s degree in criminal justice both from Saint Leo University in Florida, and a master’s degree in the science of sports coaching from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama.

André L. Churchwell, chief diversity officcer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for diversity affairs in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been named interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Churchwell is a magna cum laude graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering. He earned his medical degree at Harvard University.

Stephanie Sparling Williams is the new associate curator for the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She had been serving as assistant curator for the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. She was also a visiting scholar in art history at Phillips Academy.

Dr. Sparling Williams is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she majored in ethnic studies and fine art/studio art. She holds a doctorate in American studies and ethnicity from the University of Southern California.

Teresa McKinney has been named vice president of student services at Texas Southern University in Houston. Since 2013, she has been serving as assistant vice president of student affairs at the University of North Texas. Earlier in her career, Dr. McKinney was the dean of students at Chicago State University.

Dr. McKinney holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Eastern Michigan University, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Michigan State University and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from National Louis University.


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