St Petersburg College Trustees Name First Woman, First Black President

| June 7, 2017

St Petersburg College announced the unanimous selection of its seventh President, Dr Tonjua Williams, during a special meeting May 31 of its Board of Trustees. Dr Williams is the college’s first woman and first African-American to serve as president.

According to a press release, Williams is currently the college’s Sr Vice President Student Services, a capacity she has served in since 2013. A 30-year veteran of SPC, Williams previously served as Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and Provost of the Tarpon Springs Campus.

Williams earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Barry University, a master’s degree in Counselor Education from University of South Florida, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Humanities from Clearwater Christian College.


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