Tyson King-Meadows was appointed dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has been serving as a professor of political science and associate provost for strategic initiatives at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Dr. King-Meadons is the author of When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African American Participation from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama (Rowman & Littlefield, 2011).
Dr. King-Meadows is a graduate of North Carolina Central University. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Julianne Malveaux has been appointed dean of the new College of Ethnic Studies at California State University, Los Angeles. From 2007 to 2012, Dr. Malveaux served as president of Bennett College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Dr. Malveaux holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Boston College. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Olusegun A. Ojewuyi will serve as interim dean for the new College of Arts and Media at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The new college will include the School of Architecture, the School of Art and Design, the School of Journalism, the School of Media Arts, the School of Music, and the department of theater. Ojewuyi, a professor of theater, has served on the university’s faculty since 2004.
Ojewuyi holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in theater from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He earned a master of fine arts degree in directing from Yale University.