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Lone Star College-Montgomery Welcomes New Vice President of Student Success

Wendell Williams joins Lone Star College-Montgomery as the new vice president of student services.Lone Star College-Montgomery is pleased to welcome Wendell Williams as the new vice president of student success. Williams will step into the new position on December 1, 2009, and lead the student services, library, and instructional support areas.

Although new to the Lone Star College System, Williams has served in many community college leadership positions, including his most recent appointment as the vice president of student services at Grayson County College, located near Sherman, Texas.  His efforts in the student services division for the past nine years have supported a 25 percent increase in enrollment at the college.

Williams has also served as the vice president for student affairs/learner support at Mid-South Community College in West Memphis, AR, and associate director of university college, director of the student support services, and counselor at Arkansas State University.

“Wendell brings a wealth of experience, not only in student services, but also in the critical support services that help to ensure student success,” said Dr. Austin Lane, president of LSC-Montgomery. “He is a proven leader who works well with students, faculty and staff. We’re fortunate to have him on the LSC-Montgomery team.”

He has completed postgraduate work in higher education administration at the University of North Texas and is a graduate of the university’s 2003 Leadership Consortium. Williams holds a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and business from Arkansas State University.

His professional training also includes serving as an on- and off-site evaluator with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and as the immediate past president of the Texas Association of Chief Student Services Officers.

Williams is actively involved in his community, currently serving on the board of directors of Wilson N. Jones Hospital, where he is chairman of the strategic planning committee.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
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