Sandra Caldwell named president of Reedley College in California

Reedley College June 6, 2013

Sandra Caldwell named president of California's Reedley College

The State Center Community College Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Sandra Caldwell to the position of Reedley College President.

Dr. Sandra Caldwell is currently serving as the associate vice president for planning and improvement at Western Wyoming Community College and has served in this position since 2011. Dr. Caldwell was promoted from her position of associate vice president for student learning at Western Wyoming Community College where she served for six years. Prior to serving in Wyoming, Dr. Caldwell served as the quality assurance/institutional effectiveness chairperson and mathematics coordinator for six years at Paris Junior College in Texas.

In addition to her work at WWCC, Dr. Caldwell also serves as a college and university accreditation peer reviewer and site visitor for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Further, Caldwell serves in numerous volunteer capacities including Past President of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation, which has granted more than $650,000 to help promote economic self-sufficiency of Wyoming’s women and girls.

Prior to WWCC, Caldwell worked for 10 years at Paris (Texas) Junior College as quality assurance and institutional effectiveness chairperson, mathematics chair, and mathematics faculty. While serving as chair, she also served as curriculum coordinator for the Academy for Part-Time teachers in a consortium among Paris Junior College, Northeast Texas Community College, and Texarkana College. Prior to working at PJC, Caldwell served as a senior agriculturist for Wes Watkins Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Oklahoma State University. She has also worked in private, small business and has operated a cow-calf ranching operation.

Caldwell earned a doctoral degree in supervision, curriculum, and instruction in higher education with emphasis in community colleges, from Texas A&M University-Commerce, a master’s degree in statistics from Oklahoma State University, and a bachelor’s in mathematics education from Oklahoma State University.
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