Claflin University has added to new members to its faculty.

Claflin University is pleased to welcome Dr. Nicholas J. Hill, who has been appointed dean (and professor) of the School of Business at Claflin University. A native of Canton, Miss., Dr. Nicholas Hill previously served as interim chair of the Department of Business Administration at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

New Claflin faculty member Dr. Nicolas J. Hill

He also was the director of the doctoral program at Jackson State. Dr. Hill holds a bachelor's degree from Tougaloo College, a master's degree from Howard University and a doctor of philosophy degree from Jackson State.

Claflin is also pleased to welcome Dr. Anthony A. Pittman, who has been appointed dean (and professor) of the School of Education at Claflin University.

New Claflin faculty Dr. Anthony A. Pittman

A native of Dillon, S.C., Dr. Pittman previously served as an assistant professor at Claflin from 2003 to 2004 and as an English instructor from 1998 to 2000. Most recently, he was the acting dean of the College of Education at Kean University in Union, N.J. Dr. Pittman earned a bachelor's degree from South Carolina State University, a master's degree from the University of Massachusetts and a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Connecticut.

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