Tag: Allegheny College

Three African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Roles Relating to Diversity

Taking on new administrative roles relating to diversity issues are Heather Moore Roberson at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Lonnie Thompson at Polk State College in Winter Haven, Florida, and Jamie Parson at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

A Pair of African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions

Michèle Alexandre was named dean of Loyola University of Chicago’s School of Law and Tevis D. Bryant has been appointed vice president for student life and dean of students at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

African American Scholar Named Dean at a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Lawrence T. Potter Jr. was named the next dean of the College of Arts and Science at University of La Verne in California. African Americans make up 6 percent of the student body and Latinos are nearly half of all undergraduates at the university.

In Memoriam: Dorothy James Orr, 1920-2015

Dorothy James Orr taught at Fordham University in The Bronx, New York and was vice chair of the African American Leadership Forum for Education Policy at Pace University in New York.

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