Tennessee Picks New Leader for Chattanooga State

Tennessee (WDEF) – The Tennessee Board of Regents approved the recommendation on Wednesday for a new leader at Chattanooga State Community College.

She is Flora Tydings, the current president at Athens Technical College in Georgia.

Tydings will take over on July 13th.

Tennessee officials laud her work fundraising and expanding degree offerings in here dozen years at Athens Tech.

“President Tydings has the critical experience leading an institution with a similar mission to Chattanooga State,” said Morgan. “She has demonstrated a clear understanding of the important role community colleges play in providing both career training for workforce development and helping students prepare for transfer to a university. Her leadership style will provide a stabilizing influence for the campus while motivating its faculty and staff to continue moving forward with innovative programs.”

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