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Interim President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., and the Senior Leadership Team made several key appointments during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Ronald Henry Jr., was appointed associate vice president for Information Technology Services in January 2017. He continues to serve as director of ITS Services and Telecommunications. Henry joined the University staff in 2000 as a systems administrator working closely with the University’s server infrastructure.

Henry Talley V, Ph.D., was named the new dean of the School of Nursing in January 2017. Talley succeeds retiring Dean Ruena Norman, Ph.D. A retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserve Nurse Corps, he previously served as the founding director of the Michigan State University Nurse Anesthesia Program.

In February 2017, the founding dean of the FAMU College of Science and Technology, Maurice Edington, Ph.D., was appointed vice president for Strategic Planning, Analysis and Institutional Effectiveness. The newly formed office will collaborate with senior leadership to monitor and improve progress on key performance indicators with respect to academic, fiscal and operational goals.

Also in February 2017, Jennifer Wilder, Ed.D., was named the new director of University Housing following the retirement of long-time employee Oscar Crumity. Wilder has more than 30 years of experience in student affairs leadership and previously served as the director of Residence Life at Fayetteville State University and director of Residential Life at North Carolina Central University.

In April 2017, Shereada Harrell was named the new director of the C.C. Cunningham Career Center. Harrell came to FAMU with a wealth of experience in career services. Most recently, she served as the associate director of Employee Relations at the University of Texas at Dallas Career Center, where she directed employer recruitment services and employer outreach.

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Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

Welcome to the summer edition of the award-winning A&M Magazine. This issue highlights alumni, students, faculty, staff, programs and partne...

Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

Welcome to the summer edition of the award-winning A&M Magazine. This issue highlights alumni, students, faculty, staff, programs and partne...