Two African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Apryle_CottonApryle M. Cotton is the new assistant vice chancellor for human resources at Washington University in St. Louis. She was the assistant director of human resources at the university’s School of Medicine.

Cotton is a graduate of Saint Louis University.

ColeXAXavier Alexander Cole was appointed vice president for student affairs at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. He will start his new job in July. Currently, Dr. Cole is the assistant vice president for student development at Loyola University in Baltimore.

Dr Cole is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he majored in history. He holds a master’s degree from Miami University in Ohio and a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania.

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