Dr. Colleen Simpson has been named the next president of Front Range Community College (FRCC), effective Aug. 1. The appointment will make Simpson the first African American president at FRCC and the second African American woman president in the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).
Simpson is currently vice president of student services and regional learning centers at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Previously, she was the administrator overseeing retention and student success at Bronx Community College (CUNY).
“I am excited and deeply honored to be selected to lead Front Range Community College, and as president, I will continue to live the values of service, integrity, transparency, and inclusiveness in decision-making,” said Simpson. “FRCC is a dynamic, forward-thinking institution, and I am excited to amplify my commitment to students first, excellence in teaching and learning, and equitable outcomes for students, faculty, and instructors.”