Four African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Edrel Stoneham is the new director of enrollment services and registrar at Victoria College in Victoria, Texas. He was a graduate program advisor and adjunct faculty member in the College of Technology at the University of Houston.

Dr. Stoneham is a graduate of the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He holds an MBA from Texas Woman’s University and a doctorate in higher education from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

Kevin L. Williams is the new vice provost for access and enrollment services at the University of the Virgin Islands. He was the vice president for enrollment management at Talladega College in Alabama. Earlier in his career, he held administrative posts at Mississippi Valley State University, Clark Atlanta University, and Morehouse College.

Dr. Williams is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, where he majored in psychology. He earned an MBA at American Intercontinental University and a Ph.D. in urban higher education from Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Jeanette Barker was promoted to associate vice chancellor of institutional research, evaluation, and planning at North Carolina Central University in Durham. She has served as director of institutional effectiveness in the Office of Research, Evaluation, and Planning.

Dr. Barker holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in college student personnel services from the University of Dayton in Ohio. She earned a doctorate in higher education from North Carolina State University.

Kimberly Morris was named director of financial aid at Fort Valley State University in Georgia. She is the former director of financial aid at Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, Georgia.

Morris is a graduate of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, where she majored in psychology and human services. She earned a master’s degree in postsecondary education from Troy University in Alabama.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Census Bureau Finds White Households Were Ten Times Wealthier Than Black Households in 2021

In 2021, White households represented 65.3 percent of all American homes, but owned 80 percent of all wealth. In comparison, Black households represented 13.6 percent of all households, but held only 4.7 percent of all wealth.

Bonita Brown Named Fourteenth Chancellor of Winston-Salem State University

Earlier in her career, Dr. Brown served as an assistant attorney with Winston-Salem State University. On July 1, she will return to the historically Black university as its fourteenth chancellor.

Study Debunks Popular Theory that Incarceration Leads to Safer Communities for Black Americans

A new study from Boston University has challenged the assumption that incarceration leads to safer communities, finding higher rates of incarceration in Black communities results in higher gun violence in those same communities. This pattern was not found among White or Hispanic neighborhoods.

Jonathan Jefferson Appointed President of Roxbury Community College in Boston

Dr. Jefferson comes to his new role with more than three decades of professional experience. He has been serving  as chief academic officer and provost at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Featured Jobs