New Administrative Duties for Six African Americans at Colleges and Universities

Alexia Hudson-Ward has been named the associate director for research and learning for the libraries of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 2016, Hudson-Ward has been the Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries at Oberlin College in Ohio.

Hudson-Ward is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia. She earned a master of library and information science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and is a doctoral candidate in managerial leadership in the information professions at Simmons University in Boston.

Mark Fitzgerald Wilson was appointed director of the Zoeller Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University n Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was the executive director of cultural programs and partnerships at the Grunin Center for the Arts in Toms River, New Jersey.

Fitzgerald holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. he earned a master of music degree at the University of Houston.

Tiffany Lomax has been named the inaugural director of recreation services at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Lomax has been serving as associate director of wellness, recreation, and campus events at Delaware State University.

Lomax has a master’s degree in sports administration from Delaware State University and is completing work on a doctoral degree in educational leadership.

J. Mike Johnson was promoted to chief of the police department at Texas A&M University. He has served on the force for 25 years, most recently as assistant chief.

Johnson earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas A&M. He is completing work on a master’s degree in criminal justice leadership and management from Sam Houston State University.

Joy Moore will become the inaugural executive director of the Pine Manor Institute for Student Success, which will oversee outreach and academic support programs for underrepresented, first-generation, low-income students at both Boston College and Pine Manor College, which integrated with Boston College this summer. She joined the staff at Boston College in 2011 and has been serving as vice president for student affairs.

Moore is a 1981 graduate of Boston College, where she majored in education.

Tiffany Reed has been selected as director of the Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center at Indiana State University. Reed was director of multicultural programs and services at Butler University in Indianapolis. Earlier, Dr. Reed was program coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Maryville University in St. Louis.

Dr. Reed earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from Rowan University in New Jersey and a doctorate in higher education administration and leadership from Maryville University.

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