Four African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts at State Universities

Aline Phillips was appointed executive director of the Community Impact Network Center at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis. She was the director of the university’s academic resource center.

Dr. Phillips is a graduate of Harris-Stowe State University, where she majored in education. She earned a master’s degree in education and a doctorate in higher education administration from Maryville University in St. Louis.

Kelly White, a native of Hertford, North Carolina, was appointed deputy chief of police at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. Most recently, he served as a major of support services with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Police Department, a role he has held since 2005.

White has served as interim chief of police at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina and North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Rollinda Thomas was appointed assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. She has been serving as associate vice president for academic programs for the University of North Carolina System.

Dr. Thomas is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University, where she majored in art design. She holds a master’s degree in art education from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from North Carolina State University.

Keywuan Caulk was appointed director of the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He previously worked as the center’s assistant director of education.

Caulk is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, where he majored in psychology. He holds a master’s degree in counseling from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.

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