Laura Bayless,
Vice President
for Student Affairs

Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA

In partnership with Fitchburg State University’s president, Richard Lapidus, and the search committee chair, Jay Bry, senior vice president for finance and operations, Spelman Johnson is pleased to congratulate Laura Bayless on her appointment as vice president for student affairs. Bayless comes to Fitchburg State University from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville, where she served as Continue reading >

Gustavo Burkett, Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Community Involvement

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Gustavo Burkett has been appointed senior associate dean for diversity and community involvement at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Spelman Johnson is pleased to make the announcement in partnership with the institute’s vice president and dean for student life, Suzy Nelson, and Judy Robinson, search committee chair and senior associate dean for residential education. Gus Continue reading >

Charlene Alexander, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Spelman Johnson is pleased to congratulate Dr. Charlene Alexander, an experienced higher education professional, on her appointment as vice president and chief diversity officer at Oregon State University. The announcement comes in partnership with Dr. Ed Ray, university president, and Dr. Sastry Pantula, search committee chair and dean of the College of Science. Alexander comes Continue reading >