POSITION -- Since 2011, Chancellor of the Coast Community College District, a public institution with three colleges and four centers in Coastal Orange County, California.
PREVIOUS -- Served as Executive Vice Chancellor of Educational Affairs of the Dallas County Community College District. He previously served as president of the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville and in various other roles, including director of student special services; associate professor of adult and continuing education; dean; vice president for academic and student affairs; provost/professor of education; and, executive vice president for academic and student affairs.
AFFILIATIONS -- Serves on boards: American Association of Community Colleges Commission on Global Education, American Association of Community Colleges 21st Century Initiative, Implementation Team 4: Developmental Education Re-design – Resources for Community Colleges, California Diversity Council – Board of Directors, Capella University Community College Advisory Council, Presidents’ Round Table – Board of Directors/Convener, Arthritis Foundation, Dream Maker Foundation, Board of Directors.
EDUCATION -- Ed.D., Higher Education Administration and Public Policy, Temple University; M L.S., Library and Information Sciences, University of Maryland; (no bachelors)Economics , University of Maryland.
OTHER -- Publications: “The Chocolate Truth” (My Vision Works, March 2012); The Role of Student Affairs in Fostering Cultural Diversity in Higher Education NASPA Journal, Vol 28, Spring 1991. Presentations: Transforming Higher Education to Deliver a 21st Century Workforce, Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, September 2013; Regionalism, CSU Long Beach, 2011; The Future is Now commencement address at Craven Community College, May 2010; The Vanishing Male, College of Lake County, January, 2007; Changing Patterns of College Attendance and Persistence, National Education Writers Association, April 2002.