Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Professional APPOINTMENTS

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Professional APPOINTMENTS

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FISK UNIVERSITY NAMES NEW LEADER

DR. JOHN L. SMITH JR., the former dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of South Florida, was recently elected by the Fisk University Board of Trustees to become the institution's 12th president, effective March 1, 1999. Smith has worked as a professor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Oklahoma City University, Grambling State University, and Langston University. And as a tuba player, he was a professional symphonic musician with orchestras in Florida and Oklahoma. Smith earned a bachelor's degree in music education from Lincoln University in Missouri; a master's of music education degree from Indiana University, where he was the first tuba player to receive the prestigious Indiana University Performer's Certificate; and a doctorate of musical arts from the University of Missouri. He also completed post-doctoral study at the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University.

ACADEMIC

DR. FREDOLINE O. ANUNOBI has been named head of Social Work, Behavioral, and Political Science at Prairie View A&M University (Tex.). Previously, he was associate professor of political science and director of international and area studies. He has also served at Selma (Ala.) and Xavier (La.) Universities. Anunobi earned a bachelor's degree in political science, a master's degree in international economics, both from Alabama A&M University; and a master's degree in international affairs, and a doctorate in political science, both from Atlanta University.

TAMARA MAULL has been appointed director of alumni affairs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Most recently, she was director of alumni affairs at Hampton University (VA.). Maull earned a bachelor's degree in health, physical education, and recreation from Hampton University; and a master's degree in counseling from Wilmington College (Delaware).

MICHAEL A. MIDDLETON is the new deputy chancellor at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was acting deputy chancellor. He will continue as a professor in the School of Law and as interim vice provost for minority affairs and faculty development. Middleton earned a bachelor's degree in political science, and a juris doctorate, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

DR. CLIVE MUIR has been appointed the 1998-1999 Statler Foundation Visiting Professor in the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University in New York. …

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