Women Who Lead: Dr. Judith Prince
Dr. Judith Prince
Vice Chancellor, USC Upstate Greenville Campus
For Judy Prince
, life changed with the opening of a mailbox.
found a college scholarship and what she
called a ticket to a life of meaning away from the farm where she
was raised - a life of travel and opportunity.
She started at a two-year college and went on to the University of Georgia, where she eventually worked while later pursuing a doctorate.
has spent the majority of her
career at USC Upstate
is now Vice Chancellor Greenville Campus.
says her life's work has been inspired by Eleanor Roosevelt who, despite much adversity in life, chose to rise above, help others and support the leadership efforts of women.
says being a single parent raising a respectable child has been one of the hardest but most rewarding challenges in her
life, but career-wise, she
says, "I'm not sure I've reached the pinnacle of my career.
Ii believe the best still lies ahead."
Judy occasionally writes articles for The Greenville News, has served on the Advisory Board for The Urban League, twice served as President of S.C. Women in Education, and as National Chair for The Network of Women in Education.
has stepped back in order to focus on more one-on-one mentoring opportunities.
In the short-term, Judy plans to continue working to develop a sense of community among students at USC Upstate
, as well as fulfill her
world-wide travel aspirations.
has already visited six continents and plans to go to the Himalayas soon.