A Trio of Black Americans Who Have Been Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Alyn Goodson was given the added duties of chief of staff to the chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. He will continue to serve as vice chancellor and general counsel at the university.

Goodson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina State University. He earned a juris doctorate from North Carolina Central University School of Law and a master’s degree in law from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

Lauretta Hill, a law enforcement veteran with nearly three decades of experience in public safety, has been named assistant vice president/chief in the Department of Public Safety at the University of Southern California. For the past six years, Hill has been chief of the Dallas College Police Department in Texas.

Hill holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. She earned a master’s degree at Texas Christian University.

Deidra Harris-Lumpkins has been appointed associate vice chancellor for human resources and university affirmative action officer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, effective January 30. She has been serving as associate director for human resources operations at Davidson College in North Carolina.

Harris-Lumpkins holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in New Orleans.

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