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TCC Vice President Named President of National Alliance
NORFOLK, Va. – (May 6, 2004) – Tidewater Community
College’s Vice President for Workforce Solutions Theresa
Bryant was elected president of the National Alliance of Community
and Technical Colleges, a consortium of two-year colleges from
across the nation, at the group’s spring conference May 1-3.
The nation-wide organization, celebrating its 25th year, brings
together distinguished practitioners and decision-makers in higher
education to discuss trends and issues and promote excellence in
postsecondary, career and transfer studies. Bryant will preside
over NACTC’s next meeting, Oct. 17-19, in Savannah, Ga.
Formerly vice president for Workforce Solutions and continuing
education at Central Virginia Community College, Bryant joined
TCC in March 2004 with more than 25 years of administrative and
executive leadership at five institutions of higher education.
Tidewater Community College
is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth
of Virginia, enrolling more than 34,000 students annually. The 37th
largest in the nationís 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks
among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in
1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college
serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake,
Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne
and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district
in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth
and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-three
percent of the regionís residents attending a college or university
in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC.