Universities Announce the Hiring of Seven African Americans for Administrative Positions

Joseph M. Corazzini was appointed vice president for government and community affairs at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Since 2012, he has served as assistant superintendent of equity, diversity, and community development and director of community resource development with the Framingham Public Schools in Massachusetts.

Corazzini earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in nonprofit management from Worcester State University.

Andrea Sankey was named senior executive director of public affairs and external relations at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. She was director of development and outreach at Julia C. Hester House, a community center in Houston.

Sankey holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a post-graduate certificate in fund development from the Glasscock School at Rice University in Houston.

Lorri L. Saddler was promoted to vice president of alumni relations and engagement at Clark Atlanta University. She was associate vice president and dean of undergraduate admission at the university.

Dr. Saddler earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel management from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She holds an MBA with a concentration in marketing and a doctorate in higher education leadership from Clark Atlanta University.

Maurita N. Poole is the new director of the Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University in New Orleans. She was the director and curator of the museum at Clark Atlanta University.

Dr. Poole earned a bachelor’s degree in Arabic and government from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. She holds a doctorate in cultural anthropology from Emory University in Atlanta.

Nelson Mosley, a law enforcement professional with more than 30 years of experience, will be the new chief of police and director of the Office of Public Safety for the University of Kansas. Mosley is joining the university from the Rose Hill Police Department in Butler County, Kansas, where he has served as chief for the past five years. He has also been an adjunct professor in the field of criminal justice and law enforcement at both Wichita State University and Butler Community College.

Mosley earned a bachelor’s degree in human resources management and a master’s degree in management, both from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas.

Brittany Straw is the new director of career services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She was the assistant director of career services at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Straw earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in vocational-technical education from Arkansas State University.

Haley Gingles has been appointed chief marketing communications officer at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She has been serving as the director of communications and media relations at the university.

Gingles holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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