Vice President Beverly A. Richardson Retires
James Kerney Campus Learning Center Renamed For Her
WINDSOR, N.J. -- Dr. Beverly A. Richardson, vice president of college
advancement at Mercer County Community College and long-time provost
at the college's James Kerney Campus in downtown Trenton, is retiring
this month after 28 years of service. During her tenure the James
Kerney Campus student population more than doubled, and Dr. Richardson
secured grant funding for numerous new initiatives to better serve
an urban population.
of her accomplishments, Board Chair William E. Coleman Jr. announced
during the college's commencement ceremonies on May 21 that the
MCCC Board of Trustees voted to rename the James Kerney Campus Learning
Center the "Dr. Beverly A. Richardson Learning Center."
has worked actively in efforts to revitalize Trenton, and serves
on many boards and commissions. She will continue her service on
the national College Board and on the Robert Wood Johnson University
Hospital Board, and plans to teach education and sociology classes
as an adjunct faculty member at Mercer. For the next year she will
be a participant in the American Association of Colleges and Universities
Millennium Leadership Initiative.
MCCC Vice President Beverly A. Richardson retires after 28 years of
leadership at MCCC.
the college in July as vice president of college advancement will
be Mellissia Zanjani, who is currently vice president of institutional
advancement at Tacoma Community College in Washington State. She
has served as director of development and alumni relations at Harford
Community College, and as a program director for the American Lung
Association of New Jersey. She held a variety of positions at Towson
University and Chatham University.
Zanjani is a candidate for her Ph.D. in Adult Higher Education and
Administration at Oregon State University. She earned her MS in
Human Resource Development from Towson University and her BA in
Political Psychology from Chatham University. She is also a Certified
Fundraising Executive through the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
|Board President William E. Coleman,
Jr. announces the "Beverly A. Richardson Learning Center."