New Higher Education Administrative Appointments for Five African Americans

wilcoxStan Wilcox was promoted to vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He has been serving as athletics director since 2013. Previously, he was senior deputy director of athletics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Wilcox is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Brooklyn Law School.

simpsonUlanda Adair-Simpson was appointed executive director of health occupations at Lone Star College in The Woodlands, Texas. She has 12 years of experience in higher education as a faculty member in nursing.

Adair-Simpson is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University in Texas. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center and is a doctoral candidate in the educational leadership program at Prairie View A&M University.

paysingerEarl C. Paysinger was named vice president for civic engagement in the Office of University Relations at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was the first assistant chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, where he served on the force for 40 years.

Paysinger is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, where he majored in criminal justice.

Joseph-JonesJoseph Jones was appointed director of the Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. A former legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Jones has been serving as senior vice president for government relations and public policy for the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

Jones is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans and holds a master of public administration degree from Drake University.

tracy_fosterTracy Foster was appointed executive director of the Henderson-Hopkins School in East Baltimore, Maryland. The K-8 school and early child development center is operated by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and the Morgan State University School of Education and Urban Studies. Foster was the principal at Randle Highland Elementary School in the District of Columbia.

Foster holds a master’s degree in administration from Trinity Washington University and an executive master’s degree in leadership from Georgetown University.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Johns Hopkins University Launches New Major and Center for Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism

The new Chloe Center for the Critical Study of Racism, Immigration, and Colonialism will provide research opportunities and educational events for the Johns Hopkins University community. As part of the new program, the university has announced a new undergraduate major in critical diaspora studies.

Chicago Library Receives $2 Million to Digitize Collection of African American History and Literature

The Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection housed within the Chicago Public Library will soon be available online to the public thanks to a $2 million grant from the Mellon Foundation.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

Featured Jobs