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Dr. Kennedy is named RCC’s fourth president

Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy

RICHMOND—Glenn DuBois, the chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges, on May 2 announced Dr. Shannon L. Kennedy of Shelby, N.C., will be the next president of Rappahannock Community College (RCC). The announcement caps a national search that attracted 70 applicants.

“Shannon has more than two decades of higher education experience with a heavy emphasis in academic affairs and workforce development training,” said DuBois. “She also offers years of experience as a college’s chief financial officer, finding ways to ensure the college operates efficiently and prioritizes resources toward serving students. We are grateful to add Shannon and her family to RCC and the VCCS.”

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Shannon Kennedy to Rappahannock Community College and the communities and families that it serves,” said Ellen Matthews Davis, chairman of the RCC board. “Her wide-ranging experience and deep background…