Three finalists contend for community college presidency
Three finalists are contending to become the next president of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
They are Genene D. LeRosen of Glen Allen, Feleccia R. Moore-Davis of Tallahassee, Fla., and Paula P. Pando of Atlantic Heights, N.J.
Gary Rhodes, Reynolds’ third president, will retire on Sept. 1 after leading the college for 16 years. The State Board for Community Colleges selected the finalists from 102 applicants.
LeRosen has worked at Reynolds since 2003, where she is executive vice president. She earned a doctorate from the College of William & Mary; a master’s degree from Virginia State University and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany.
Moore-Davis has served as the provost of Tallahassee Community College since 2015. She holds a doctorate from Regent University, master’s degree from Texas A&M and a bachelor’s degree from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans.
Pando is senior vice president for student and educational services at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, N.J. She holds a doctorate from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., a master’s degree from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, N.J., and bachelor’s degree from Stockton University in Pomona, N.J.
The finalists will each visit the college in the middle of May to meet with faculty, staff, students and community members.