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Dr. Milton A. Blackmon has been named assistant dean for pre-major advising in the Office of the Dean for Pre-Major Students at Duke University. He earned a bachelor’s from Oakwood College, a master’s from Fayetteville State University and a doctorate from the University of Akron.

Dr. James Hildreth has been named director of the newly created Center for Health Disparities at Meharry Medical College. He earned a bachelor’s from Harvard, a doctorate from Oxford University and his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Glen A. Holmes has been named associate provost for information resources and chief information officer at Winston- Salem State University in North Carolina. Most recently he served as interim associate provost. Holmes earned a bachelor’s and a doctorate from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a master’s from Radford University.

Dr. Fay Cobb Payton has been named associate professor of information systems/technology at North Carolina State University. She received a bachelor’s from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a bachelor’s and a master’s from Clark Atlanta University and a doctorate from Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Bernice Duffy Johnson has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for academic services at North Carolina Central University. She had been serving on an interim basis. Johnson earned a bachelor’s from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, a master’s from Pennsylvania State University and a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at  Greensboro.

Dr. Kenneth St. Charles has been named associate vice president for strategic initiatives at Xavier University of Louisiana. He is the former area development director for the New Orleans office of the United Negro College Fund. St. Charles earned a bachelor’s from Loyola University, and a MBA and doctorate from the University of New Orleans.

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