Two African Americans Appointed to University Administrative Posts

Kecia ThomasKecia Thomas was named associate dean for faculty leadership development and diversity in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. She is a professor of industrial/organizational psychology at the university and has been on the faculty since 1993.

Dr. Thomas is a graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where she majored in psychology and Spanish. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from Pennsylvania State University.

Miron BillingsleyMiron P. Billingsley is the new vice chancellor of student affairs at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Since 2008, he was associate vice president for student affairs at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Earlier in his career, Dr. Billingsley was vice president for student affairs at Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock.

Dr. Billingsley is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He holds a master’s degree in telecommunications from Texas Southern University in Houston and a doctorate in education from Oklahoma State University.


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