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Tag: Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail
Virginia’s Community Colleges System Has a New Goal: Total Equity
Every six years, Virginia’s Community Colleges System (VCCS) sets a new strategic goal for itself. Its latest goal, “Opportunity 2027,” is quite ambitious. Its main objective is that the states’ community colleges “will achieve equity in access, learning outcomes, and success for students from every race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic group.”
July 16, 2021
Fostering Social Justice in Higher Education
As the pace of change continues to accelerate, higher education leaders are now under constant pressure to respond to social justice issues within their campuses and surrounding communities. To my generation, education is viewed as the “great equalizer,” but this promise of equality cannot be achieved when fundamental injustice exists.
April 26, 2021
Saint Augustine’s University Finds a Visionary Leader in Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail
Now, Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail is set to lead Saint Augustine’s forward. And the college community—students, faculty and staff—will be all the more enriched by her bold and visionary leadership.
February 24, 2021
St. Augustine’s University Selects Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail as Next President
The St. Augustine’s University Board of Trustees announced that Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail will become the institution’s 13th president. She’ll be serving in the role occupied by her husband, Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail, who passed away from COVID-19 in October 2020, three months into his presidency. She was selected by a presidential search committee composed […]
February 23, 2021
Dr. Ken Atwater: A Student-Centered President
Dr. Ken Atwater’s enthusiasm for community colleges is quite infectious. It’s apparent when you talk to administrators, faculty and some of the nearly 45,000 students at the five-campus Hillsborough Community College (HCC) where he serves as president.
April 16, 2019
Diverse Honors Champions at AACC Meeting
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education presented the Diverse Champions Award to Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail and posthumously to Dr. Suanne Roueche at the opening ceremony of the American Association of Community Colleges 98th annual meeting.
April 29, 2018
McPhail Rallies Around College Access
Dr. Christine Johnson McPhail, who became a pioneer in the community college world in 1998 and has gone on to blaze more trails in higher education, is the 2018 Diverse Champions winner.
April 16, 2018
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