FSU Administrator Named President of Museum Board
Tamara Holmes Brothers, director of corporate and foundation relations at Fayetteville State University (FSU), has been elected president of the Hampton University Museum Advisory Board. Members will be elected for three terms of four years.
“This is the first time in the museum’s history it has formed and appointed an advisory board,” museum director Nashid Madyun said in a press release. “As a result, the duties of the eight-member board will be to enhance the awareness of the museum and reaffirming the significance of the museum’s collection as well as the education of museum studies.”
Brothers is a 1999 Hampton University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Comprehensive Art. As a student, Brothers worked at the Hampton University Museum, where she assisted with the traveling exhibition “To Conserve A Legacy: American Art at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” She received a master’s degree in sport management from West Virginia University, a certificate in historic preservation from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and is a member of the City of Fayetteville Historic Resources Commission. A visual artist in her own right, she is currently expanding her research, titled “Aesthetic Renaissance: The Historic Preservation of Historically Black College & University Architecture,” concentrating on HBCUs in North Carolina.
FSU is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. FSU offers nearly 60 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With nearly 6,000 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation.
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