Service at Penn State [See also University Service at Howard University, Departmental Service at Howard University and Community Service at Howard University]
BOARD MEMBER: Crispus Attucks Association of York, Pennsylvania. A comprehensive community development organization founded in 1931; elected to the board in 2010; see: http://crispusattucks.org/.
MEMBER, Eisenhower/Atherton Selection Committee (This committee makes university-wide recommendations for the best teaching awards at The Pennsylvania State University), November 2008 – February 2009.
MEMBER, Search Committee to select a Director of Academic Affairs at the Penn State DuBois campus, 2007-08 academic year.
TEAM LEADER, Framework Review Team, Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity, November 2006 to April 2007. This was one of a number of task forces charged with the responsibility of reviewing the diversity strategic plans of various academic and administrative units in the University.
MEMBER, The Coordinating Committee on University Assessment (CCUA), established in February 2005, was charged by the Provost as a standing committee of the University with initial responsibility to develop a university‐wide plan for the assessment of student learning that prioritized the University’s assessment needs related to student learning.
PARTICIPANT, Leadership York, Executive Series, May 2004.
EX-OFFICIO MEMBER: The Industrial Advisory Board, Fall 2002 to present; and the Information Sciences and Technology Advisory Board, Spring 2003 to present.
BOARD MEMBER: York County Alliance for Learning, Chair, Innovation Grants Committee, Fall 2003 to present.
PARTICIPANT: Roundtable discussion, “Challenges & Successes in Academia,” sponsored by the Black Graduate Students Association at their 2003 Achievement Conference held in University Park in January 2003.
PRESENTER: “African-American citizens in the Capital Region with emphasis on their Geographical Distribution,” at a regional training meeting of the Capital Region of the PSU-Cooperative Extension Service March 7, 2003.
University Service at Howard University [See also Service at Penn State, Departmental Service at Howard University, and Community Service at Howard University]
CHAIR, Sub-Committee to Revise the Rules and Regulations of the Graduate School, 1998-99 academic year. Responsible for convening all meetings, co-authoring and copy editing of the revisions of the existing rules and regulations produced by this sub-committee. Sub-committee completed its pre-final report in January, 1999.
MEMBER, Executive Committee, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1998-99 academic year.
MEMBER, Executive Committee of the Howard University Republic of South Africa Working Group, 1996-97 through Fall, 1997.
MEMBER, Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 1996-97 to 1999-2000.
CO-CHAIR, Working Group to establish a Center for Environmental Studies, Howard University, 1994-95 to 1999-2000.
MEMBER OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, Faculty Workshop on Environmental Education, a project of the Committee for the Establishment of a Center for Environmental Studies, Howard University, April 6, 1996.
PARLIAMENTARIAN, University Faculty Senate, academic year, 1993-94.
MEMBER, Committee to establish a university wide Center for Environmental Studies, academic years 1993-94 and 1995-96.
MEMBER, Committee on Readmissions and Academic Status, College of Arts and Sciences, 1990-91 academic year.
CHAIR, Internship Program Committee, Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Program, Howard University, 1990-91; 1989-90; and 1988-89 academic years.
MEMBER OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE, Patricia Roberts Harris Public Affairs Program, Howard University, 1987-88 to PRESENT.
CHAIR, Committee to Review Criteria for Academic Ranks, College of Liberal Arts, 1986-87; MEMBER, 1985-86.
MEMBER, University Library Committee, 1981-82 and 1979-80.
MEMBER, College of Liberal Arts Advisory Committee to the Dean on the Annual Inspection by the United States Department of Education, November – December, 1987.
Departmental Service at Howard University [See also Service at Penn State, University Service at Howard University, and Community Service at Howard University]
UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP COORDINATOR, 1989-90; 1988-89; 1987-88; and 1986-87.
PANELIST at the 2nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. symposium, co-sponsored by the departments of History and Political Science, Howard University, January 18, 1988.
CHAIR, Admissions and Financial Aid Committee, 1995-96; 1993-94; 1992-93; 1991-92; 1990-91; 1989-1990; 1988-89; MEMBER 1979-80.
CHAIR, Public Administration/Public Policy Field Committee, 1993-94; 1992-93; 1991-92; 1990-91; and 1987-88.
CHAIR, Undergraduate Program Committee, 1982-83; MEMBER, 1983-84.
PANELIST, “Affirmative Action: Pros and Cons,” a symposium sponsored by the Political Science Society, Howard University, March, 1986.
PANELIST, “Did We Gain or Lose?” – a forum on the Jesse Jackson presidential campaign, jointly sponsored by the Howard University Student Association and the United Ministries of Howard University, October 3, 1984.
PANELIST, monthly lecture series on selected fields of study, sponsored by the Howard University chapter of The National Organization of Black University and College Students (NOBUCS), September 25, 1984.
MEMBER, Graduate Program Committee: 1990-91; 1989-1990; 1988-89 (ex officio), 1981-82 and 1979-80 academic years.
Community Service at Howard University [See also Service at Penn State, University Service at Howard University, and Departmental Service at Howard University]
INVITED GUEST: “Political Conservatism and the Black Community”, News Vision, a student produced television program, WHUT-Channel 32, April 5, 2001.
MODERATOR: “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The District of Columbia and the 105th Congress,” a symposium sponsored by the Alumni Chapter of the School of Public Affairs, American University, March 31, 1997.
GUEST POLITICAL ANALYST: Commentary on the Democratic National Convention, Black Entertainment Television, Thursday, July 21, 1988.
GUEST PANELIST, Critical Assumptions Luncheon, sponsored by the Department of Housing and Community Development of the District of Columbia, Ramada Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1988.
ACADEMIC ADVISOR, Tenant-Housing Provider Advisory Committee, a special advisory panel to the District of Columbia government’s Rent Control study, April 1987 to May 1988.
MODERATOR, “The Politics of Deficit Control: The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act Enters the Court,” a panel sponsored by the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, June, 1986.
PARTICIPANT, “Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Man and His Times,” Night Watch, a television talk show, Channel 9, WUSA – Washington, D.C., January 19, 1986.
GUEST PANELIST, “Government Social Programs: Do They Really Help?” The Evening Exchange, WHMM-Channel 32, Washington, D.C., January 7, 1985.