Professional Appointments

Dr. Cedric Page has been named executive director of the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos. Most recently he served as dean of faculty at DigiPen Institute of Technology. Page holds a bachelor’s from Syracuse University and a master’s and doctorate from Rutgers University.

Dr. Chellu S. Chetty has been named dean of graduate studies and sponsored research at Savannah State University (Ga.). He was previously an associate professor at Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati, India, where he earned a bachelor’s in biology and both a master’s and doctorate in zoology.

Aristide J. Collins Jr. has been named vice president for institutional advancement and university relations at Clark Atlanta University. He served as interim vice president for university relations and development at California State University-Long Beach. Collins earned a bachelor’s from CSU-Hayward and a master’s from CSU-Long Beach.

Dr. Natalie D. Eddington has been named dean of the University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy. She was chair of the school’s department of pharmaceutical sciences. Eddington holds a bachelor’s from Howard University and a doctorate from UM.

Jacqueline R. Menéndez has been named vice president of university communications at her alma mater, the University of Miami (Fla.). She was previously village manager for Key Biscayne. Menéndez holds a bachelor’s in broadcast journalism.

Dr. Sabine U. O’Hara has been appointed executive director of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and vice president of the Institute of International Education. Previously, she was president of Roanoke College. O’Hara holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate from the Georg-August University of Göttingen in Germany.

Charles H. Rose III. has been named director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson University College of Law (Fla.). He was associate director of the Center. Rose holds a bachelor’s from Indiana University-South Bend, a law degree from Notre Dame Law School and a L.L.M. from the Judge Advocate General School of the U.S. Army.

Dr. Amilcar Shabazz has been named chair of the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He was most recently director of American Studies at Oklahoma State University. Shabazz holds a bachelor’s from the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s from Lamar University and a doctorate from the University of Houston.

Dr. Larry D. Stokes has been appointed assistant vice president for academic affairs at Savannah State University (Ga.). Most recently, he was an associate professor at the university. Stokes earned his bachelor’s and master’s from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a doctorate from Howard University.



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