Lon Morris Names Hubbard Director Of Students
David Hubbard is the new executive director of student enrollment & retention services at Lon Morris College, the school announced Wednesday afternoon.
He joined the faculty and staff on March 5. As part of his new position, he will direct multiple departments on campus, including student life, admissions, financial aid and communications. He also will serve on the administrative leadership team "to provide insight and adeptness," according to a news release.
Hubbard became the director of business affairs at Lon Morris in 1985 and served in various leadership positions over the next 14 years, according to a news release. He served as vice president of resource management & college relations and other directorships at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens from 1999 to 2008 and most recently as dean of students at Jacksonville College.
Lon Morris College President Dr. Miles McCall said in a news release that the school is pleased to have Hubbard back on campus.
"His wealth of experience in higher education, including admissions, retention, federal grants, campus life and community outreach makes Mr. Hubbard an excellent choice," McCall said in a prepared statement.
Hubbard earned a master's degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in sociology, history and criminal justice from The University of Texas at Tyler in 2001, according to a news release. He received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Baylor University in 1973. He is currently working on his doctorate in higher education and leadership at Capella University.
"Higher education on the junior college level is my passion and our students who come to us need our 'faith based' foundation to nurture their academic, social and spiritual growth," Hubbard said in a news release. "I am thrilled to be back after many years at other institutions, and I look forward to any and all opportunities of contribution that I can now make at a wonderful institution that has a rich history and tradition of educating students and achieving dreams."