Medgar Evers College Appoints Two to Administrative Posts

MEC_LOGOMedgar Evers College in Brookyln, New York, has announced the appointment of two African Americans to administrative positions. The college, part of the City University of New York system, enrolls about 7,000 undergraduate students and 84 percent of the student body is Black.

Williams-TheresaTheresa Williams was promoted to assistant provost. She was an administrator in the college’s supplemental instruction program. She is the former associate dean of academic support and director of academic enrichment programs at the New York Institute of Technology. Previously, she was director of opportunity programs and undergraduate services at Columbia University.

Dr. Williams is a graduate of the University at Albany, part of the State University of New York system. She earned a master’s degree in Africana studies at SUNY Albany and a doctorate in education at Columbia.

Anderson-ScottG. Scott Anderson was named interim vice president for administration and finance. Since 2000, he has been vice president of administration and planning at Manhattan Community College. He has been on the staff at Manhattan Community College since 1994.

Anderson is a graduate of Queens College of the City University of New York and holds a master’s degree from Baruch College.

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