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Michael L. Lomax

Michael L. Lomax has been chosen as the next president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund.

Mr. Lomax, 56, who has served as the president of the 2,300-student Dillard University in New Orleans since 1997, will succeed William H. Gray III, who has led the fund since 1991 and announced last October that he planned to retire. He said he will step down in June.

The Fairfax, Va.-based UNCF provides scholarships, mentoring, and professional-development programs for postsecondary students and college- level educators.

Mr. Lomax will begin his new position June 1.

Betty Greene-Bryant

Betty Greene-Bryant recently became the senior director of diversity and strategic initiatives for the Council for Exceptional Children.

Ms. Greene-Bryant, 45, previously served as the principal-in-residence for special education with the National Association of Secondary School Principals in Arlington, Va.

The council, also based in Arlington, is a special education advocacy group whose services include providing professional-development opportunities and publications for its 60,000 international members.

Pamela E. Johnson

Pamela E. Johnson has been named the director of philanthropy for the Success for All Foundation.

Ms. Johnson,who began her duties for the newly created position last month, was previously the director for development and external relations for the 90,000-student Baltimore City public schools.

The Baltimore-based foundation provides 1,400 schools in 47 states with curriculum-based programs for elementary-level reading and mathematics, preschool, and middle school. The programs also include special resources for children considered at risk of academic failure.

—Catherine A. Carroll

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Vol. 23, Issue 24, Page 5

Published in Print: February 25, 2004, as People in the News

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