Tag: Tidewater Community College

The Higher Education of the Next Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

On Tuesday, November 2, voters in the Commonwealth of Virginia elected Winsome Sears to the position of lieutenant governor. She will be the first woman and the first African American to hold the office in the 400-year history of the Commonwealth.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Jerome Tinker was named executive director for the Jackson State University Development Foundation. Tamara Williams has been appointed interim vice president for workforce solutions at Tidewater Community College and Valerie S. Fields was appointed vice president for student affairs at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Jeffrey Boyd Will Be the Next President of Rochester Community and Technical College

Dr. Boyd currently serves as provost and chief operating officer at Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, Virginia. From 2006 to 2014, he served in several posts including dean of Business and Career Technologies at Elgin Community College in Illinois.

The New President of the Penn Valley Campus of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Since 2009, Tyjuan Lee has served as vice president for student affairs at Prince George’s Community College in Maryland. Earlier, Dr. Lee was associate vice president for enrollment management and student services at Tidewater Community College in Virginia.

New Posts for Five Black Administrators in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Darrice Griffin at the University of Massachusetts, Corey L. McCray at Tidewater Community College in Virginia, Takeyah Young at The Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Charles Azebeokhi at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, and Rochelle Smith at Washington University.

The New Provost of the Norfolk Campus of Tidewater Community College

Dr. Jeffrey S. Boyd has been serving as dean of sustainability, business, and career technologies at Elgin Community College in Illinois. Earlier in his career, he was on the staff at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California.

Tidewater Community College Names Two African American Provosts

Michelle Woodhouse and Marvin Bright will lead the Portsmouth and Norfolk campuses of the 46,000-student community college.

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