New Administrative Positions for Five African Americans in Higher Education

Aishah Casseus is the new Title IX director at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She was EEO director and Title IX coordinator at Winston-Salem State University. Earlier, Casseus was the interim Title IX director for Florida State University.

Casseus earned a bachelor’s degree in social science, with a minor in sociology, from Troy University in Dothan, Alabama. She holds a juris doctorate from North Carolina Central University.

DeWayne Peevy is the new director of athletics at DePaul University in Chicago. For the past six years, he has been deputy director of athletics at the University of Kentucky.

Peevy is a graduate of the University of Montevallo, in Alabama.

Dallas A. Grundy was appointed senior vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer at the University of Akron in Ohio. He has been serving as chief financial officer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Grundy earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and an MBA from Rutgers Univesity in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey.

Roslyn White is the new assistant vice president for enrollment management at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. She was the senior associate director of recruitment at Murray State University in Kentucky.

White earned a bachelor’s degree in educational psychology from Alcorn State University in 1987 and a second bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Mississippi Valley State University in 1997.

Georgio Douglas has been promoted to director of admissions at Grambling State University in Louisiana. Douglas started her career at Grambling State University in 2016 as an enrollment specialist in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. She was later promoted through the ranks to senior admissions counselor.

Douglas is a graduate of Grambling State University, where she majored in political science. She holds a master’s degree in human resource management from Webster University in St. Louis.


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