Five African Americans Who Will Begin the New Year in New Administrative Posts

Cameron Hall was recently appointed executive director of annual giving at the University of South Carolina. He previously served as the senior director of annual giving for the Texas Tech University System.

Hall holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Montevallo in Alabama.

Orielle Hope is the new director of human resources at Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to joining Salem, she served as vice president for human resources at the Housing Authority for the City of High Point, North Carolina.

Hope is a graduate of Winston-Salem State University. She earned a master’s degree in human resources for business and industry at North Carolina A&T State University.

Ronnie Agnew is the new general manager of WOSU Public Media at Ohio State Univerity. Since 2011, he has served as the executive director for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. He is the former executive editor of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi.

Agnew holds a bachelor’s degree in English and radio and television from the University of Mississippi.

Shea Kidd Brown was appointed vice president for campus life at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has been serving as dean of students at the University of Texas.

Originally from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Dr. Kidd Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the University of Southern Mississippi. She holds a master’s degree in college student affairs administration from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in educational psychology and research from the University of Memphis.

TJ Shelton was named the James C. Wyant Director of Athletics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He has been serving as a senior associate athletic director at Ohio State University. Previously he spent 15 years in the athletics program at Washington University in St. Louis.

A native of Independence, Kansas, Shelton earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in sport science administration from Wichita State University in Kansas.


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