Two African Americans in New Administrative Positions

Debra K. Latimore was named vice president for fiscal affairs at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has been serving in the post on an interim basis. She is the former controller at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.

Latimore is a graduate of Walsh College in Troy, Michigan. A certified public accountant, she holds a master’s degree in financial management from the University of Maryland.

Ernest Brothers, an assistant dean in the Office of Graduate Training and Mentorship at the University of Tennessee, was named associate director for diversity enhancement at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS).

Dr. Brothers is a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, where he majored in chemistry. He holds master’s degrees from Delta State University and Mississippi State University and a doctorate in urban higher education from Jackson State University.

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