Two African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Jullet Davis Weaver will be the dean of the Blair College of Health at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, effective March 1, 2022. She is a professor and director of the Health Care Management Division at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. Earlier, she served on the faculty at the Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama. Dr. Weaver’s research applies organizational theory to managerial decision-making in post-acute care settings.

Dr. Weaver received a bachelor’s degree in health services administration from the Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in health policy and administration from Pennsylvania State University.

Evelyn Fields, professor of early childhood education at South Carolina State University, has recently been appointed acting dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences. She has been employed at South Carolina State for 21 years and has over 15 years of administrative experience at the university. Previously, Dr. Fields was a program administrator for an early childhood program at the University of South Carolina for 15 years.

Dr. Fields earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in early childhood education from the University of South Carolina.

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