Thomas Nelson Community College Names Provost for Historic Triangle Campus

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Thomas Nelson Community College Names Provost for Historic Triangle CampusDr. William Travis, currently the dean of the Business and Public Services Division at Thomas Nelson Community College has been selected as Provost for the College’s Historic Triangle campus. In his new role, Dr. Travis will provide academic and administrative leadership at the Historic Triangle campus with management responsibility for all financial, personnel, academic and administrative operations of the campus ensuring that the College complies with all applicable state, VCCS and TNCC policies and procedures. He will also serve as the community liaison with the Williamsburg, James City County and upper York County local constituencies representing the College President at community functions.

Announcing Travis’ appointment, Thomas Nelson President, Dr. Charles A. Taylor said, “Dr. Travis has consistently provided a high level of leadership at Thomas Nelson Community College and has demonstrated his commitment to excellence to this great institution. These are qualities that will help the Historic Triangle campus serve the community and region and will ensure that the College advances in its goal of becoming a world-class community college.”

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TNCC Names Deborah Wright Interim Provost for the Historic Triangle Campus

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The Virginia Peninsula — Dr. Charles A. Taylor, president of Thomas Nelson Community College, has named Deborah George Wright to the position of Interim Provost for the TNCC Historic Triangle Campus located at Busch Corporate Center in Williamsburg. Wright, who is TNCC Vice President for Workforce Development, will serve as provost for six months and retain her current vice president position throughout the interim.

As provost of the TNCC Historic Triangle campus, Wright will facilitate the development and expansion of academic programs and student and administrative services to meet the needs of the Historic Triangle. She will advocate and assist in acquiring additional interim space, staffing and resources; to extend the services of the Hampton campus more fully into the upper Peninsula and to enhance partnerships with the community, public schools, universities and area businesses.

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