arts, and hospitality, along with health and workforce initiatives and non-credit instruction. A native of El Salvador, Ayala was the first in his family to graduate from high school and attend college. He went on to earn a doctorate in education from Oregon State University.
from Notre Dame’s Law School. He also has received an honorary doctor of humanities from East West University, an honorary doctor of humane letters from Governors State University, and an honorary doctor of public service degree from St. Xavier University.
to increase student success and completion rates and led the development of a new strategic plan for the institution. Foltin earned his doctorate in business administration from Cleveland State University. He also holds a master’s degree from Cleveland State and a bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University.
College in Tampa, Fla., and in director roles at Talladega College in Alabama, and Shorter University in Georgia. Terry holds a Ph.D. and M.Ed. in higher education administration from Auburn University, and a M.A. in leadership from Shorter University..
including as executive vice president of Guilford Technical Community College and interim president at Mayland and Roanoke- Chowan community colleges. Fouts was also the 2015 recipient of the I.E. Ready Award, the highest honor bestowed on an individual by the State Board of Community Colleges.
since 2014. Previously, she served at Itasca Community College as provost, dean of academic affairs and student services, and director of institutional effectiveness. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, a master’s degree from the American University in Cairo, and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota.
director of Career and Technical Education, along with her current role as Rankin Campus Career and Technical dean. Franklin holds her undergraduate and graduate degrees in business education from Jackson State University. Before coming to Hinds she taught business and computer technology at the Jackson Career Development Center and then worked with.
as dean of the Perry Health Sciences Campus and chief campus officer. Curry will oversee operations for health sciences programs, ensuring that they meet institutional goals. Curry has more than 19 years of experience in healthcare and higher education.
both multi-college and single-college districts, as well as extensive experience in the areas of conflict resolution, labor relations, contract administration, collective bargaining, processing and resolving grievances, employee professional development, and employee discipline.
data using computer systems. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook is projected to grow much faster than average. Minicz earned her bachelor of arts in merchandising management from International Academy of Design and Technology in Chicago and a master of arts in healthcare administration from Ashford University in Clinton,.
Alison Drake recently was named director of the Children’s Learning Center at Prairie State College (Ill.). In that role, she is responsible for managing, leading and supervising all aspects of the CLC in accordance with all applicable licensing, regulatory and accrediting agencies and the PSC Early Childhood Education/Child Development program.
APPOINTMENTS: Higher-ed leaders who have been recently appointed or promoted
Advisory Committee. Nutt has served as acting president of LSC- Tomball since August 2014. Prior to that, she was vice president of instruction for three years. Nutt earlier served as the vice president of instruction for North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas.
Columbia State Community College (Tenn.) announced Terri Kinloch as the new executive director of the Center for Workforce Development. While at the University of Tennessee CTAS in Nashville, Kinloch was a senior training consultant. Kinloch said she plans to evaluate and assess the needs of companies in the region in order to promote training for jobs that are available in the Middle Tennessee area.
workforce solutions at Tidewater Community College (Va.). Boughton will serve until next summer while the college undertakes a national search for a permanent vice president. A TCC alumna, Boughton holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in social work from Norfolk State University.
Camden County College trustee Helen Albright has been elected chair of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges, the state association for New Jersey’s 19 community colleges. In her role as NJCCC chair, Albright will also chair the seven-member NJCCC Executive Committee.
Northampton from Montgomery Community College, where she served as vice president for development and external relations, working with the college foundation, and overseeing all fund-raising efforts, public grants, marketing and communications. She Beales says she was attracteis a graduate of Rutgers University.