Four African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Rosalind Conerly has been named associate dean of students and director of the Black Community Services Center at Stanford University. She was the director of the Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs and an adjunct professor in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.

Dr. Conerly holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in education both from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a doctorate in education from the University of Southern California.

Danisha Williams has been named director of admissions at Mississippi Valley State University. She was assistant dean of admission at Fisk University in Nashville.

Dr. Williams is graduate of Fisk University where she majored in sociology. She holds a master of public administration degree from Southern Illinois University and an educational doctorate in leadership and professional practice from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.

Nikeshia Arthur has been named director of services for students with disabilities at Virginia Tech. She was the assistant director for civil rights compliance and deputy Title IX coordinator in Virginia Tech’s Office for Equity and Accessibility.

Arthur is a graduate of Virginia Tech where she majored in political science. She holds a juris doctorate from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Marcus Blossom was appointed director of intercollegiate athletics at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has been serving as the senior associate athletics director for business and finance at Boston College. Earlier, he was the associate athletics director for business operations at Providence College in Rhode Island.

Blossom is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, where he majored in finance and played basketball. He holds a master’s degree in sports management from West Virginia University and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island.

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