Three African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Maurice Cooley was appointed interim director of student affairs at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. He has been serving as the associate vice president of the Office of Intercultural Affairs at Marshall.

Cooley is a 1970 graduate of Marshall University, where he majored in sociology. After serving in the U.S. Army, he returned to Marshall to earn a master’s degree in counseling.

Maquisha Ford Mullins has been named the interim director of Integrated Marketing & Public Relations at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. She has served as assistant director since January and has also served as an adjunct professor.

Dr. Mullins is a graduate of Oakwood University, where she majored in communication. She holds a master’s degree from Syracuse University in New York and a doctorate in leadership from North Carolina A&T State University.

Anthony J. Davis was appointed senior vice president for institutional advancement/chief operating officer at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. In this role, Davis will serve as chief fundraiser of the college. He was vice president of development at The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management.

Davis is a graduate of Livingstone College, where he majored in business administration. He holds a master’s degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.


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