DENVER – Dr. Jerry Migler, currently provost and executive vice-chancellor at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona has been appointed as vice-president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System by Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).
Dr. Migler will assume this position on December 16, 2013. Dr. Geri Anderson, provost and vice-president of academic affairs, left the position on September 30, 2013 after serving seven years at CCCS.
“I am very pleased that Dr. Migler has accepted the position of vice-president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System,” McCallin said. “His background in community college leadership, transfer, developmental education, and career and technical education provides him with the necessary skills to do the best job for the students and provide support for the colleges.”
“I also want to thank Dr. Geri Anderson for her service to the students, the system, and the colleges and Barbara McDonnell for her role as interim provost while we conducted the search,” said McCallin.
“I am honored and excited to have been chosen as the vice-president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System. In preparing to apply for the position, my research showed a truly innovative system with a strong commitment to the students the colleges serve,” said Migler. “I am looking forward to being a part of such a dynamic organization.”
In his time as time as provost and executive vice-chancellor at Pima Community College, Dr. Migler’s responsibilities included overseeing academic programs and services, student support services, planning and institutional research, the Grants One Stop Center , and accreditation activities. He held a leadership role in launching the college’s new Online Education Standing Committee and led efforts to re-design the college’s developmental education programs. Prior to working at Pima Community College, he served as executive vice-president and provost at Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
Dr. Migler earned a bachelor’s of science in agriculture from the North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, a master’s of science in agricultural education from North Dakota State University, and a Ph.D. in education at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Colorado Community College System comprises the state’s largest system of higher education serving more than 163,000 students annually. It oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and six other post-secondary institutions.