Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart: The Other Side of the Mic

About Dr. Lowery-Hart By unanimous consent of the Board of Regents on Aug. 26, 2014, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart became president of Amarillo College. Lowery-Hart served the previous four years as Amarillo College’s vice president of academic affairs. In becoming president, he succeeded Dr. Paul Matney, who retired in the summer of 2014. Lowery-Hart joined the […]

Dr. Casey Sacks: Collaboration Drives Dollars: Strategies to Maximize Federal Funding

Funding is available for many community colleges around the country, but it doesn’t always have a clear path if you don’t know where to look.

In this episode, Dr. Casey Sacks, with the U.S. Department of Education, talks about where to find funding and some advice for getting started. She discusses among other topics, the Cares Act, finding a competitive edge in funding, and equity in federal funding allocation.

Dr. Michael Baston: Create Real World Ready Students

About Dr. Baston Dr. Michael A. Baston is the 7 th President of Rockland Community College. A national leader who helps develop comprehensive supports that foster college completion, Dr. Baston’s work has been featured on MSNBC, and in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Atlantic, The Community College Times, and Black Enterprise Magazine. Additionally, he’s […]

Dr. Merrill Irving, Jr.: The Impact of Race, Social Justice, and the College President’s Role

About Dr. Irving Dr. Merrill Irving, Jr. is a visionary leader with an accomplished record of serving diverse learning communities championing underserved and nontraditional students. As president of Hennepin Technical College (HTC), Dr. Irving is the chief executive officer responsible for leading the administration, faculty and staff in fulfilling the college’s mission. Dr. Irving serves […]