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Professional AppointmentsDr. Myrtle E. Dorsey has been named the new chancellor for Baton Rouge Community College in Louisiana. Previously, Dorsey was the executive vice president of administration at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Dorsey earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Morgan State University and a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Cathine Garner-Gilchrist has been named dean of education at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, she was the associate dean of the School of Professional Programs at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C. She earned a bachelor’s  from Norfolk State University, a master’s  from the University of Maryland and a doctorate from American University.
Dr. Bertha Hamilton-Clay has been appointed director of student development services at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Va. Hamilton-Clay earned a bachelor’s from Hampton University, a master’s from Howard University and a doctorate from the University of Maryland and Texas Southern University.Dr. James L. Hill, assistant vice president for academic affairs at Albany State University in Georgia, has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Governors for the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research. Hill earned a bachelor’s from Fort Valley State College, a master’s from Atlanta University and a doctorate from the University of Iowa.Joi D. Lewis has been named dean of multicultural life at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Most recently, Lewis was the college’s associate dean of students. Lewis earned a bachelor’s from Southern Illinois University, a master’s from Iowa State University and is pursuing a doctorate at the University of St. Thomas.Dr. Samuel Sullivan is the new vice president for academic affairs at Augusta State University in Georgia. Sullivan is a former physics professor and academic officer at the University of the District of Columbia. He earned a bachelor’s in physics and mathematics from North Carolina Central University and master’s and doctoral degrees in physics from Howard University.

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