2014 July 15 - 11:24 am


Lisa Chapman, formerly Central Carolina Community College executive vice president, is now senior vice president of programs and student services/chief academic officer for the North Carolina Community College System. In that position, she oversees the Division of Programs and Student Services. Chapman holds a doctor of education in curriculum and instruction from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; master of science in physiology from East Tennessee State University; and bachelor of science in Zoology from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Bucks County Community College (Pa.) has named Clayton Railey III as its next provost and dean of academic affairs. He comes to Bucks from his previous position as dean of communications, arts and humanities at Delaware County Community College (Pa.). Railey holds a B.A. from Dickinson College in English and economics, an M.A. from St. Louis University in American Studies, a master’s of divinity and a master of sacred theology from the Jesuit School of Theology, and a Ph.D. in English from Vanderbilt University.

Ivy Tech Community College (Ind.) has selected Lea Anne Crooks as campus president of its Terre Haute campus. Crooks has been with the college since 1991 and has served as executive director of human resources since September 2013. In addition to this role, she has served the college as executive director of Corporate College from 1999 to 2013. Crooks earned a bachelor of science degree in business education and a master of science degree in human resource development from Indiana State University.

Krista M. LeBrun was recently selected dean of e-Learning at East Central Community College. (Miss.) LeBrun previously served as director of e-Learning at Meridian Community College. She earlier served as distance learning coordinator. After receiving her GED diploma, LeBrun continued her education by earning an associate degree from Meridian Community College in 2004; a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Mississippi State University-Meridian in 2006; a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in adult education with emphasis in distance learning at the University of Phoenix in 2008; and a doctorate in instructional leadership from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, in 2012.

David Case was recently selected vice president for institutional research and effectiveness at East Central Community College (Miss.). Case previously served as director of monitoring at the Mississippi Community College Board, where he assisted in developing an improved statewide audit system for community colleges for more than 80,000 students. Case has more than 21 years of experience in higher education, which includes 18 years of service at ECCC, where he first served as director of technology management and later as dean of admissions, records and research. A graduate of Jim Hill High School in Jackson, Miss., Case received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Mississippi and earned a master’s degree in business administration from Millsaps College. He has completed additional coursework toward a doctorate in management science at the University of Alabama.

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