Two African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Natasha Brown is the new associate director for the Office of Master’s Programs at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She was an adjunct professor in the educational leadership doctoral program at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of Morgan State University in Baltimore, where she majored in psychology. She holds a master’s degree in organizational development and leadership from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a doctorate in educational leadership and management from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

David M. Fryson was named senior adviser to the president for diversity and community outreach at West Virginia University. The appointment is part of phased retirement for Dr. Fryson who has been serving as vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. He joined the staff at the university in 2010 as deputy general counsel.

Fryson holds a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate from West Virginia University.

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