Three Black Women Appointed to Administrative Positions

Shani L. Crayton has been named interim executive director of strategic communications and marketing at historically Black Alabama State University, her alma mater. Prior to her new appointment, she served as the university’s director of brand and marketing.

Crayton received her bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in education from Alabama State University.

Jessica Brown has been elected Womxn in Student Affairs Knowledge Community Co-Chair-Elect for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. She is the director of student activities and leadership development at historically Black Alabama A&M University.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of historically Black Stillman College in Alabama where she majored in psychology. She holds a master’s degree in higher education administration from the University of South Alabama and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Kimberly Shiner has been appointed interim vice president for university advancement at California State University, Fullerton. She most recently served as vice president for college advancement and communications at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

Shiner earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and her master’s degree in public administration from California State University, Northridge.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Samuel Frimpong Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Mineral Industry Education

Dr. Frimpong was honored by the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration with the 2024 Mineral Industry Education Award. He currently serves as a professor of mineral engineering, the Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair, and vice provost for graduate education at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

North Carolina A&T State University Establishes Doctorate in Pharmacy Pathway Program

The Early Assurance Program will provide North Carolina A&T University students who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in pharmacy with the opportunity for assured admission to the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointments are Courtney Phillips at Louisiana State University, Pamela Richardson at Hampton University, Shani Crayton at Alabama State University, James Ham at North Carolina Central University, and Caroline Ebanks at Columbia University.

In Memoriam: Faith Ringgold, 1930-2024

Ringgold was a mixed media artist, best known for her narrative quilts which centered around African American and women's representation. She was a professor emerita of art with the University of California, San Diego where she taught for 15 years.

Featured Jobs