Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Reggie Hill was named associate vice chancellor for strategic enrollment at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, effective July 1. Hill has served as the vice president of marketing and enrollment at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, since October 2016.

Hill, a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history and international studies from Saint Leo University in Florida in 2006. He also earned his MBA there in 2011, and he is currently completing his Ph.D. in leadership studies from the University of Central Arkansas.

Xeturah Woodley was appointed associate vice president for instruction at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, North Carolina. She has been serving as an associate professor and program coordinator in learning design and technology at New Mexico State University.

Dr. Woodley is a graduate of Metropolitan State University in Denver, where she majored in African American studies and psychology. She holds a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Colorado Denver and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from New Mexico State University.

James K. Winfield has been named associate dean of first-year experience, general education, and retention strategies at Southern New Hampshire University Global Campus. He recently served as the inaugural director of student retention at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina.

Winfield holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Auburn University in Alabama. He is completing a doctorate of education from the University of South Carolina.

Nina E. King will be the next vice president and director of athletics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She will be the first woman athletics director at Duke. King has been on the athletics department staff for 13 years.

King received her bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. She earned a juris doctorate from Tulane Law School in New Orleans.

Adele Brumfield has been named vice provost for enrollment management at the University of Michigan, effective August 2. She is currently the associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of California,  San Diego. Earlier, she was the director of admissions and recruitment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Brumfield holds a bachelor’s degree in speech with a major in broadcast communication from Marquette University in Milwaukee. She earned a master’s degree in telecommunication from Michigan State University.

Nicol Lewis is the new chief information security officer at Columbus State University in Georgia. She has served in similar roles at the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services, the Georgia Technology Authority, and Georgia Public Library Service.

Lewis is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where she majored in history. She holds a master of library and information science degree from Valdosta State University in Georgia.


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