A Pair of African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions

Michèle Alexandre was named dean of Loyola University of Chicago’s School of Law. She has been serving as dean and professor of law at the Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. She was a faculty member at the University of Mississippi from 2008 to 2019 and at the University of Memphis from 2003 to 2008. Prior to joining Stetson, Alexandre served as associate dean for faculty and intellectual life at the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Alexandre is a graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. She earned her law degree at Harvard Law School.

Tevis D. Bryant has been appointed vice president for student life and dean of students at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bryant joined the college in September in the role of assistant dean for institutional diversity. Before joining Allegheny, Dr. Bryant served as director of student life at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

Bryant holds a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and a doctorate in educational leadership from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. He also earned a master’s degree in student affairs/college counseling from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.


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