Howard University School of Business Names Two Black Women to Assistant Dean Posts

The Howard University School of Business announced the appointment of two African American women to assistant dean positions.

Yuvay Meyers Ferguson will serve as assistant dean of impact and engagement. She is an associate professor of marketing in the School of Business, where she teaches marketing communications and marketing strategy. She served as chair of the undergraduate marketing program. Her research interest focuses on representation of Blacks and Millennials in advertising and their consumer behavior in the marketplace.

Dr. Ferguson is a graduate of Howard University, where she majored in international business marketing. She earned a master’s degree in strategic communications from American University in Washington, D.C., and a doctoral degree in advertising at the University of Texas at Austin.

Allison Morgan Bryant will serve as assistant dean of innovation and administration. She is an associate professor of information systems and supply chain management in the School of Business. Her research focuses on online health information, human information searching behavior, diversity of the information technology workforce, and the socio-cultural impact of technology.

Dr. Bryant holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Howard University and a doctoral degree in information sciences and technology from Pennsylvania State University.

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  1. One would expect this since Howard University is an HBCU. Or, does this only highlight the intensity of sexism that’s running rampant on the campus.

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