Tag: California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Jenelle Pitt-Parker has been appointed dean of the College of Education and Integrative Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Adrian L. Mayse is the new dean of the Division of Business Administration at Talladega College in Alabama and Lisa A. Crooms-Robinson was appointed interim dean of the Howard University School of Law.
Dr. Coley is the first woman and first African American scholar to serve as president of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She will receive the 2023 Donna Shavlik Award from the American Council on Education at the Women’s Leadership Dinner at the American Council on Education's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Taking on new administrative roles relating to diversity are Cynthia Pickett at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Monroe France at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and Tracie Ransom at Tulane Law School in New Orleans.
Dr. Brown is currently the vice provost and dean for undergraduate education at the University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining the University of California, Riverside in 2018, Dr. Brown served as vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University. She began her faculty career at Purdue University in 2004. She will begin her new duties on April 1.
A new study by scientists at California State Polytechnic University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Southern California, finds that Ph.D. bridge programs can be a potent mechanism to empower students, foster diversity and spur a more holistic approach to graduate education.
Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Gina S. Brown was appointed dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University. Donald R. Easton-Brooks was appointed dean of the School of Education at the University of South Dakota and Cheryl Wyrick was named interim dean of the College of Business Administration at Cal Poly Pomona.
Soraya M. Coley was named as the next president of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She now serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Bakersfield.