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Clinton College announces new additions to executive leadership

July 26, 2021

Rock Hill, SC (July 26, 2021) - Clinton College announced today that it has welcomed two accomplished higher education professionals to join the executive leadership team. Dr. Toneyce S. Randolph will lead as Vice President and Dean of Academic Services while Harriet Hobbs will serve as Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness starting in August.

Dr. Toneyce S. Randolph, Vice President/Dean of Academic Services

Dr. Randolph joins Clinton College with more than a decade of experience in higher educational leadership, holding various roles within Student Affairs, Enrollment Management, and Academic Affairs. She comes from Concorde Career College in Memphis, Tennessee, where she held the position of Chief Academic Officer (Academic Dean).

During her time at Concorde College, Dr. Randolph started four new Associate Degree healthcare programs (Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Cardiovascular Sonography, Neurodiagnostic Technology, and Surgical Technology). In addition to starting new programs, Dr. Randolph was instrumental in the approval and implementation of the new blended learning curriculum for 20 programs.

"I am truly elated about serving at Clinton College and the Rock Hill community,” said Dr. Randolph. “It is my ultimate goal as a leader in post-secondary education to continue the rich legacy of promoting intellectual growth amongst those who may have been limited or underrepresented. I look forward to representing Clinton College by ensuring the college remains steadfast in its commitment to student success by removing barriers for students and creating visibility in the community."

Dr. Randolph earned her doctorate in education from Northcentral University after receiving her M.A. from the University of Memphis. She earned her B.A. from LeMoyne-Owen College.

Harriet Hobbs, Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness

Harriet Hobbs has 20 years of higher education experience. She has provided leadership for strategic planning, assessment, accreditation, supporting teaching and learning, leading an institutional research office, and promoting continuous improvement.

Before joining Clinton College, Ms. Hobbs served as the Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Director of Institutional Planning, Assessment, Effectiveness, and Research at Johnson C. Smith University; and the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning at Bladen Community College.

"Clinton College is the epitome of shining bright across this nation in transforming the lives of students and the community,” said Hobbs. “I am honored to be a part of the leadership team and look forward to fulfilling Clinton's mission.”

Hobbs holds an M.S. in Public Administration and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction - Urban Education at UNC Charlotte. Her research examines the effects of noncognitive factors and equitable assessment practices for underrepresented minoritized college students.