Three Black Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

Karen Richardson has been named dean of admission at Princeton University. She currently serves as dean of admissions and enrollment management at Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Richardson is a first-generation college graduate of Princeton University where she majored in politics. She holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Leslie Grinage has been named dean of the college at Barnard College. She currently serves as associate dean of students in the Division of Student Life at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Dr. Grinage is a first-generation college graduate of Davidson College where she majored in Spanish. She holds a master’s degree in educational administration from Texas A&M University and a doctorate in higher education leadership and policy from Vanderbilt University.

Glenda M. Prime has been named dean of the School of Education and Urban Studies at Morgan State University. She currently serves as a full professor and chair of the department of advanced studies, leadership, and policy. Dr. Prime has been a Morgan State University faculty member since 1999.

Dr. Prime holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, and statistics, a master’s degree, and a Ph.D. in education all from the University of the West Indies in St. Augustine, Trinidad.


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