Dr. Quentin Ashley Wright is the Founding President of Lone Star College-Houston North. Prior to this position, he served as the Special Assistant to the Chancellor, Interim Vice Chancellor of Academic Success, Interim Vice Chancellor of Student Success, Vice President of Instruction at Lone Star College-Tomball and in the roles as Interim Vice President of Instruction, Academic Dean, and Speech Instructor at Mountain View College.
Dr. Wright possesses a doctoral degree in Community College Leadership from the University of North Texas, Denton. His masterís degree is from Angelo State University where he studied Communications. His undergraduate work is also from Angelo State where he received a bachelorís degree in Public Relations.
During his academic tenure, he has been active in state, regional, and national organizations. He has served as a member of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Developmental Advisory Committee, has served on multiple Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) accreditation teams, and participated in the national student success project Gateway to College. He is currently a member of the Aldine-Greenspoint and Near Northwest Management District Boards of Directors.
Dr. Wright is the recipient of various awards and honors. Among these are the Mountain View College Administrator of the Year Honor, Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) Focus of Excellence Award, and the Whoís Who Among American College Teachers and Educators distinction. Dr. Wright was also Angelo State Universityís first recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student award for the Department of Communications, Drama, and Journalism.
Dr. Wright is married to his wife, Tierra, and has two daughters, Amaya and Victoria.