WASHINGTON, D.C., September 21, 2021 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, is pleased to announce the following recent appointments:

Franklin College has appointed Kevin Honigford as the vice president and chief financial officer. Honigford was most recently the chief financial officer at the Ivy Tech Foundation, where he served since 2008 leading the foundation’s financial, investment and real estate acquisition funds.

Kennesaw State University has selected Roslyn Satchel as the inaugural lead researcher of the Radow Institute for Social Equity (RISE). Satchel was previously the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Communication at Pepperdine University. Read More.

Norfolk State University has named Don Essex as its dean of the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library. Essex was formerly associate professor and director of the Theofield G. Weis Library at Washington Adventist University. Read More.

Norfolk State University has announced the appointment of Denelle Wallace-Alexander as the dean of the School of Education. Wallace-Alexander has been an engaged scholar and researcher while teaching and advising graduate students in the Professional School Counseling and Principal Preparation Programs. Read More.

North Dakota State College of Science has named Lisa Karch as its new vice president for instruction. Karch currently serves as interim dean of graduate and extended learning at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Read More.

Texas Southern University has appointed Lesia Crumpton-Young as its thirteenth president. Crumpton-Young was previously provost and senior vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Morgan State University. Read More.

The University of Alaska Anchorage has named Kenrick Mock as its permanent dean of the College of Engineering. Mock has served as interim dean for the department since 2018, and has been computer science faculty member since 2000. Read More.


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