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Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins

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Board Member

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HERS
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Denver, Colorado 80208
United States

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ed.D.
  • doctorate
    Teachers College
  • Harvard University's Institute for Educational Management
  • bachelor's degree
    University of Illinois
  • member
    University of Illinois
  • master's degrees
    University of Illinois
121 Total References
Web References
HERS Higher Education Resource Services
hersnet.org, 13 Nov 2013 [cached]
Shirley Pippins
President, Victory University
CAEL - Board of Trustees
www.cael.org, 1 June 2013 [cached]
Dr. Shirley Pippins President Victory University
Brookhaven Hospital > About Us > Board of Directors
www.brookhavenhospital.org, 14 Aug 2009 [cached]
Shirley R. Pippins, Ed.D Suffolk Community College Trustee
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www.theaaecf.com, 26 Sept 2003 [cached]
SELDEN-At a meeting crowded with trustees, college administrators and local legislators, Suffolk Community College's Trustee Chairman Michael Hollander officially named the next president: Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins.
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Replacing Salvatore LaLima, who has had a 38-year career at the college and has been president since 1997, Pippins will be the first African-American woman to hold the post.
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"When I met the three finalists, there was no question in my mind that Shirley Pippins is the most qualified candidate," LaLima added.
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Like any other college president, Pippins will no doubt devote much of her time to curriculum development, fund-raising and faculty administration.But she will also have to address some controversial issues put forth by her predecessor.
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But Pippins is no stranger to educational challenges or controversy.In 1991, she went to South Africa for the U.S. Information Agency to improve their educational system."I was in Durban, Zululand and Johannesburg during apartheid," she told the Long Island Press."[Their government] wanted me to set up community colleges, but just for blacks.They wanted the more prestigious colleges for the whites.So I decided to get out of there."Since 1995, Pippins has been president of Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Va., but she is thoroughly familiar with education in New York.She was vice president of Westchester Community College and the dean of community services, adult and continuing education there.She also has a master's degree from Manhattanville College (and one from the University of Illinois) and a doctorate from Columbia University.Pippins declined to offer specifics about how she would improve SCC, explaining that she had to get familiar with the college first.
Call For Proposals: "Taking Stock: The State of Black America in the Twenty First Century" April 22-24, 2004
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Reception for Dr. Shirley Pippins
Dr. Shirley Pippins has been appointed President of Suffolk Community College.The Black Faculty and Staff Association at Suffolk have planned an event to welcome Dr. Pippins to the community.
Shirley Robinson Pippins - National Writing Project
www.nwp.org, 24 July 2011 [cached]
Shirley Robinson Pippins
Board Member since 2009; Member of Conflicts of Interest Committee; Member of Governance Committee
Senior Vice President of Programs and Services, American Council on Education, Washington, DC
Shirley Robinson Pippins is Senior Vice President for Programs and Services at the American Council of Education (ACE). Pippins leads a division that includes the Center for Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity; the Office of Women in Higher Education; The Spectrum Initiative; the Center for Lifelong Learning; Corporate Programs; Military Programs; and the GED® Testing Service.
Pippins came to ACE in 2009 from Suffolk County Community College in New York, where she had served as president of the two-year, multicampus institution since 2003-the first woman and the first African American to lead the institution in its history. She is a previous member of the executive committee of the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges and serves on ACE's Commission on Advancement of Racial and Ethnic Equity. Pippins is a past chair of ACE's Commission on Women in Higher Education.
Prior to her tenure at Suffolk County Community College, Pippins served for eight years as President of Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Pippins has also held senior leadership positions at Westchester Community College (NY).
Pippins earned her doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University, and has completed studies at Harvard University's Institute for Educational Management. She holds master's degrees from the University of Illinois; Teachers College, Columbia University; and Manhattanville College in New York State. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, where she graduated as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society.
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