Four African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

andrea-jenkinsAndrea Jenkins was appointed director of majored and planned gifts in the Advancement Office at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She was a major gift officer for the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Jenkins is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she majored in political science and African American studies. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from High Point University in North Carolina.

Anthony-WilliamsAnthony Williams is the new chief of police at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. He was a lieutenant for the Dallas Police Department in Texas. He was on the police force in Dallas for 30 years and is a former college professor.

Williams holds a master’s degree in educational administration from Prairie View A&M University in Texas, where he achieved a 4.0 grade point average.

McGadney-C. Andrew McGadney was named vice president and secretary of the college at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. For the past eight years, he has been serving as vice president for university advancement at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

McGadney has degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and Columbia University in New York City. He is currently in the educational doctorate program at the University of Pennsylvania.

docwaltonF. Carl Walton was appointed vice president for student affairs at Savannah State University in Georgia. Since 2010, he has been chief of student affairs at The Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier, he was a professor of political science and director of the honors program at Lincoln.

Dr. Walton holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.


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