Dana Murray PattersonDana Murray PattersonDana Murray Patterson has been appointed chief diversity officer at Wingate University in North Carolina. Patterson served as the director of intercultural affairs at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. She has a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Berea College in Kentucky, a master’s in higher education administration from Eastern Kentucky University, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership and administration from Washington State University.