Dr. Roger W. Davis serves as the President of Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) in Monaca, PA. The Board of Trustees appointed him the College’s ninth president and first African-American leader on February 26, 2019, after serving in the role as Interim President. He originally joined CCBC as the Executive Vice President and Provost on July 18, 2016.
President Davis’s many accomplishments include:
Securing more than $4.5 million in grants and gifts since May 2018;
Developing the college’s new long-term strategic plan focusing on the areas of enrollment, retention, completion, fiscal strength, and satisfaction;
Spearheading community engagement activities;
Reigniting a campus culture of openness and inclusion through new core values centered on respect, accountability, integrity, students first, and excellence; and
Successfully negotiating and securing new contract terms with both the faculty and staff unions.
With experience in non-profit, for-profit, traditional and non-traditional institutions, Dr. Davis has used these opportunities to lead, serve and teach throughout his career.
Previously, he was employed at SUNY Rockland Community College in Suffern, New York, where he served as Associate Vice President of Instruction and Academic Services. He earned his B.A. in English from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an M.S. in Adult Education from Coppin State University and his doctoral degree in Urban Educational Leadership from Morgan State University.
Locally, he is involved in a wide range of professional and community organizations, including the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce, the United Way of Beaver County and the Franklin Center of Beaver County, where he currently serves as Board Chair. Dr. Davis also works as a Team Evaluator for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the ACT, Inc. of Rockland County, New York.