Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

randall.jpgKelli V. Randall was appointed associate vice president for academic affairs at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. She has been serving as dean of the Division of Liberal Arts & Humanities and will continue to hold that post.

A native of Chicago, Dr. Randall has been on the faculty at the college since 2011. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Emory University in Atlanta.

Jones)Angela Jones was named chief of staff in the office of the president at Eastern Washington University in Cheney. She is the former director of employment and conciliation services for the public school district in Spokane, Washington.

Jones is a graduate of Washington State University, where she majored in English and language arts. She holds a master’s degree in communication studies from Eastern Washington University and a law degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane.

W. Tramaine Rausaw was appointed assistant dean for student life at Central Arizona College in Coolidge. He was the director of student life at Odessa College in Texas.

Dr. Rausaw is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in higher education leadership from Northcentral University.

JohnsonCheryl L. Johnson was appointed vice chancellor for human resources at the University of Pittsburgh. She was vice president for human capital services at Kansas State University.

Johnson is a graduate of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She holds a master’s degree in labor and industrial relations from Michigan State University.

DarrylPopeDarryl A. Pope was appointed director of athletics at Fort Valley State University in Georgia. He was director of athletics at The Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Earlier, Dr. Pope was director of athletics and physical activity at the College of Lake County in Grayslake, Illinois.

Dr. Pope is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he majored in communication management and business administration. He holds a master’s degree from Grambling State University in Louisiana and an educational doctorate from Temple University in Philadelphia.


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