AAC&U-Cengage Inclusion Scholarship Winner

Valerie Roberson

Roxbury Community College, Boston, Massachusetts

Valerie R. Roberson has been a community college administrator for over thirty-five years. She has served as president; as vice president of academic affairs and of institutional advancement; as dean and director of various programs; and as a faculty member, researcher, and advisor. Currently, she is president of Roxbury Community College, where she led the transformation of the college through $72M in construction projects, restaffing of the college leadership team, stabilization of college finances, realignment of academic programs to ensure student transfer and employment, and compliance of all operations with external agency standards.