Five African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

William Broussard has been named vice chancellor for university advancement at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He will also serve as the chief executive officer of the UWSP Foundation. Since 2018, Dr. Broussard has been serving as the associate vice president for university advancement at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Earlier, he was director of corporate and foundation relations at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina.

Dr. Broussard holds a bachelor’s degree in English and professional writing from Louisiana Scholars College and a master’s degree and Ph.D. both in rhetoric from the University of Arizona.

Angela Griffin was appointed vice president and chief marketing and enrollment management officer at Wilmington College in Ohio. She is the former vice provost for enrollment and student academic services at St. Bonaventure University in New York.

Griffin earned a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and a master’s degree from Antioch University Midwest.

Anthony Brooks is the new vice president of enrollment management at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina. He was dean of student affairs and enrollment management at Carolinas College of Health Sciences in Charlotte. From 2001 to 2005, he was assistant vice president for enrollment management and strategic planning at Livingstone College.

Brooks received a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina Central University. He holds an MBA in management and marketing from Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Yogananda Pittman was named chief of police at the University of California, Berkeley. She was interim chief of the U.S. Capitol Police. She was sworn in to active duty on the Capitol Police force just a few hours after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.

Pittman holds a bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Kenyatta N. Shamburger was appointed vice president and chief of staff in the Office of the President at Talladega College in Alabama. He was chief of staff in the Office of the President at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. Earlier in his career, Dr. Shamburger was assistant dean of students and director of multicultural student affairs at Iowa State University, director of student life and planning at Clemson University in South Carolina, and held several student affairs positions at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Dr. Shamburger is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, where he majored in political science with a dual minor in psychology and African American studies. He earned a master’s degree in leadership and administration from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Iowa State University.

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