Nine African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Corey Pompey has been named director of athletic bands and associate director of bands at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has been serving as director of athletic bands and associate director of bands at the University of Nevada Reno.

Dr. Pomper holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree both in music education from the University of Alabama, as well as a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Texas.

Mark D. Henderson has been named chief information officer and vice chancellor at the University of Pittsburgh. He currently serves as chief information officer at the University of Illinois.

Henderson is a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he majored in business administration with a concentration in information systems.

Latonya Flamer has been named interim vice president of business and finance at Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has been a member of the Bennett community for more than 10 years, most recently serving as associate vice president for business and finance and controller.

Flamer is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where she majored in accounting and minored in Spanish. She holds an MBA in accounting from High Point University in North Carolina.

Donald E. Hunt has been named associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of California, Davis. He has been the associate vice president of enrollment and student services at California State University, Sacramento since 2015.

Hunt holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in technology management from the University of Maryland. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership.

Albert J. Harrison II has been named interim vice chancellor of finance and administration for the Peralta Community College District in Oakland, California. Last year, he served as interim vice president of the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California.

Dr. Harrison is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University. He holds an MBA from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California, and a Ph.D in business administration with a specialization in management information systems from Northcentral University in San Diego, California.

George A. Williams has been promoted to vice president for student affairs at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. He had been serving in that role in an interim capacity since June 2018, while maintaining his responsibilities as dean of student success.

Dr. Williams holds a Ph.D. in special education from the University of New Mexico.

Kas Williams has been named chief diversity officer at South Dakota State University. She is currently serving as interim director of the university’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Access.

Williams is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University where she majored in criminal justice. She is currently completing a master of education degree in administration of student affairs from South Dakota State University.

Lloyd Wright has been named director of the Small Business Development Center at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. He previously served as director of the Small Business Development Center Regional Office at the University of Houston.

Wright is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance. He holds an executive MBA from Rice University in Houston.

Kevin G. McDonald has been named vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia. He currently serves as vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity, and equity at the University of Missouri-Columbia and as chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer for the University of Missouri System.

Dr. McDonald is a graduate of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, where he majored in psychology. He holds a juris doctorate from Ohio State University and an educational doctorate from the University of Rochester in New York.

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