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Chatfield College appoints Chief Academic Officer

August 15th, 2011 Chatfield College appoints Chief Academic Officer

Chatfield College has announced the appointment of Alan D. Simmons as the Academic Dean and Chief Academic Officer of Chatfield College for both the St. Martin and Findlay Market campuses. 

Alan brings valuable experience in educational administration, having had responsibility over more than 150 employees and a $27 million budget as Superintendent of the Eastern Local School District in Brown County.  He has significant college teaching experience, including nearly a decade as an adjunct instructor at Chatfield College, where he was the 1991 recipient of the GCCCU “Excellence in Teaching Award”. 

“I'm excited about being part of the growth and changes at Chatfield College. I look forward to aiding the students and staff in their educational goals,” said Alan.

Alan is a graduate of Fairfield High School in Leesburg, and holds a Bachelors of Education from Ohio University, a Masters in Education from the University of Dayton, and is pursuing his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati.  He also served our country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. 

Alan and his wife Linda have four children, ranging from 12 to 23 years of age, and reside in Lynchburg.

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