New Appointments

Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh, former dean, College of Pharmacy, and assistant provost for international programs, was appointed provost and chief academic officer of Howard University. Wutoh succeeds Dr. Michael R. Winston, who has served as academic counsel to President Wayne A. I. Frederick since November 2013 and as provost since September 2014. Winston will continue to serve as academic counsel.

Dr. Hugh E. MightyDr. Hugh E. Mighty, former vice chancellor for clinical affairs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, was appointed the 18th dean of the Howard University College of Medicine and vice president of clinical affairs. In his new role, Mighty will oversee the College of Medicine’s academic programs and provide oversight for the administrative and financial operation of the College of Medicine; serve as vice president of clinical affairs, with oversight of the relationship between the academic enterprise and the hospital and development and direction of the Faculty Practice Plan; and serve as professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Mighty succeeds Dr. Edward E. Cornwell III, who led the Howard Uni- versity College of Medicine on an interim basis since October 2014.

Tiesha “Ty” Grace, former head women’s basketball coach at the University of New Haven, was recently hired as the head coach of the Lady Bison Women’s Basketball program. Grace has nearly 20 years of coaching experience on every level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and had a standout career as a student-athlete. Prior to New Haven, Grace coached at Seton Hall University, the United States Military Academy, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University and University of Hartford.

Dr. Gina S. Brown, former academic administrator for Atlantic Union College in Massachusetts and graduate administration associate professor at Loma Linda University in California, was appointed dean, College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. Brown, who succeeds Dr. Marguerite Neita, will report to the provost and chief academic officer.

Dr. Dexter A. Woods, former associate dean for the College of Dentistry, director of Faculty Practice and associate professor at Howard University, was appointed dean of Howard University College of Dentistry.

Woods succeeds Dr. Leo E. Rouse, who, prior to his retirement, served as dean of the College of Dentistry since 2004. He will report to Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh, Howard University provost and chief academic officer, and oversee all aspects of academic and administrative affairs for the College of Dentistry.

Carrolyn J. Bostick, former assistant administrator for human resource management at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), was appointed vice president of human resources and organizational effectiveness at Howard University. Bostick also held HR leadership positions at Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO), U.S. Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Company (USF&G), the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), and the Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae).

Bernard A. Mair, Ph.D., former associate provost for undergraduate affairs at the University of Florida, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University. Mair was also director of the Ronald McNair Program and associate dean of the University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences during the 2008–09 academic year.

Sandra Edmonds Crewe, Ph.D., a seasoned administrator and expert on aging and quality of life issues, was appointed dean of the Howard University School of Social Work. She had served as acting dean since July 2013. Crewe also serves as a professor of social work and director of the Howard University Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center.

Michael Masch, former vice president for finance and chief financial officer at Manhattan College in Riverdale, N.Y., was appointed vice president and chief financial officer at Howard University. In his new role at Howard, Masch will be responsible for all aspects of the financial management of the University. He will report directly to Howard University’s President Wayne A. I. Frederick.

Florence Prioleau, currently general counsel, was also appointed secretary to the Board of Trustees. Prioleau brings extensive experience as a public policy partner, former White House official and senior congressional aide. For more than 25 years, she has provided counsel to clients on a wide range of issues before Congress and federal agencies.




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