Two African American Women in New Administrative Leadership Posts

Ford-KeeDianthia Ford-Kee was named director of athletics at Mississippi Valley State University. She was the director of athletics at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania for five years and previously served for 18 years as an athletics administrator and coach at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ford-Kee is a graduate of Fayetteville State University in North Carolina and holds a master’s degree in public affairs from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Mosely-HawkinsElizabeth Mosely-Hawkins was promoted to director of public relations at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She was the director of communications for the university’s 1890 Research Program. Before joining the staff at South Carolina State in 2007, Mosely-Hawkins was the assistant director of public relations at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Mosely-Hawkins is a graduate of South Carolina State University, where she majored in English. She holds a master’s degree in public affairs and interactive journalism from American University in Washington, D.C.

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