Five New Black Administrators at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Edney, EvelynEvelyn A. Edney was named principal of the Early College High School at Delaware State University in Dover. She was principal at Dover High School.

Dr. Edney holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in English from the University of Delaware. She earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Phoenix.

mcIntoshGlenn McIntosh was appointed vice president for student affairs at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He has served in the post on an interim basis since May 2013. From 2001 to 2013, McIntosh was assistant vice president and dean of students at the university.

A native of Detroit, McIntosh holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and business administration from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree in community and agency counseling from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Brunson-web_pictureTeesa Brunson was promoted to assistant vice president for university advancement at Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. Brunson joined the staff at the college in 2007 and has been serving as director of communications.

Brunson is a graduate of South Carolina State University, where she majored in English. She holds a master’s degree in print journalism from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee and currently is pursuing a doctorate in higher education leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Jacqueline_CaldwellJacqueline Higgs Caldwell was named the inaugural vice president for diversity and engagement at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. She has been serving as associate vice president and director of the Presidential Scholars Program at the university.

Caldwell is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She holds law degrees from the University of Paris and the University of Pennsylvania.

sianjinaBRayton Sianjina was named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fort Valley State University in Georgia. Since 2014, he has served as dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Extended Education at the university. He is the former chair of the department of education at Delaware State University.

Dr. Sianjina holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. He earned a doctorate at the University of Mississippi.


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