Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg has announced the appointment of two African Americans to positions in its Division of Student Affairs.
Sharrika Davis was appointed interim director of multicultural programs and services at Virginia Tech. She has been serving as associate dean of students at the university.
Dr. Davis holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wake Forest University and a doctorate from Virginia Tech.
Byron Hughes was named interim director of fraternity and sorority life at the university. He has been serving as associate director of fraternity and sorority life. He previously was the assistant director of student conduct. Prior to joining the staff at Virginia Tech, Hughes held several posts in housing and residence life at Salisbury University in Maryland.
Hughes is a graduate of Salisbury University and holds a master’s degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.