The Colorado Community College System has announced that Rosana Reyes will be the next president of Lamar Community College in Lamar, Colorado. She will take office on March 1.
“I am humbled and excited by this appointment and by the trust the Lamar community has placed in me to continue the institution’s progress,” said Dr. Reyes. “I strongly believe in the community college mission and will prioritize LCC’s dedication to expanding access, promoting equity and inclusion, realizing transformative outcomes for our students, and building strategic partnerships with community and business that will help advance LCC and the surrounding community forward.”
Lamar Community College, in the southeastern corner of the state, enrolls just under 700 students according to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Education. African Americans make up 5 percent of the student body.
Dr. Reyes currently serves as vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. Earlier, Dr. Reyes served as associate vice president of the Newburgh campus of the State University of New York.
Dr. Reyes is a native of New York but grew up in the Dominican Republic. She holds a master of public administration degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and a doctorate in educational leadership and administration from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.