Two Black Scholars Named to Posts as Deans

Edem TettehEdem G. Tetteh was appointed interim dean of academic affairs at Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser, West Virginia. He was assistant vice president for academic affairs and an associate professor of mathematics, sciences, and technology at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. Earlier, he served on the faculty at Virginia State University.

Dr. Tetteh holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro. He earned a Ph.D. in technology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

SekwatAlex Sekwat was named interim dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at Tennessee State University in Nashville. Dr. Sekwat has been on the faculty at the university since 1994 and previously served as interim dean from 2008 to 2012.

Dr. Sekwat is a graduate of the University of Khartoum in Sudan. He earned a master of public administration degree at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and a Ph.D. in public administration from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

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