Mary Ellen Moule was elected chair of the board of trustees of historically black Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. She is the first woman to hold the position in the college’s 115-year history.
Moule is a practicing attorney and has been a member of the Voorhess board for four years. A 1991 graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Moule earned a master’s degree in African-American studies at Cornell and a law degree at Yale University.
Before practicing law, she taught in the public schools of Washington, D.C., and at Oregon State University.