A veteran college educator has been appointed interim president of
Carolyn Hull Anderson, who started her career at BCCC, where she served as a faculty member for 30 years, will lead the school as it looks to replace Carolane Williams.
"I am grateful to [the board] for their faith in my ability to work with faculty, staff and students to move the college forward," Anderson said in a statement announcing her appointment.
Williams led the school for six years, but the last two had been marked by declining enrollment and a series of missteps in the school's management. She received a vote of no confidence from faculty and staff in 2010. The next year, the school was placed on probation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education because it failed to implement clear standards to measure student performance. The probationary status was removed in June.
According to a statement released by the college, Anderson most recently served as an associate professor at
"The board is pleased to appoint as interim president someone who knows the college so well and has already demonstrated remarkable dedication through years of service to BCCC students," said Rosemary Gillett-Karam, chair of the school's board of trustees.
Anderson has a bachelor's degree from Morgan; a master's from the