LORMAN, Miss. (AP) -- Brenda T. Square, chief of staff and executive assistant to Alcorn State University President George E. Ross, has been named the school's interim athletics director.
Square replaces Darren J. Hamilton, who left Alcorn State to become athletic director at Livingstone College in North Carolina.
Square was hired in 2008 to serve as Ross' chief of staff and executive assistant. She assisted in the management and coordination of public relations, development and fundraising, governmental relations and other assigned duties.
Square became the first female athletics director in the history of Clark Atlanta University in 2001. She left Clark Atlanta in 2007. Before coming to Atlanta, she was interim AD at Southern University where she had served as assistant athletics director.