Dr. Seelpa Keshvala was named the third president of Lone Star College-CyFair in March 2016. She holds a Ph.D. in urban education with a concentration in educational administration; an M.S. in curriculum and instruction; and a B.S. in elementary education all from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Prior to joining Lone Star College, Dr. Keshvala served as president of the Ivy Tech Community College-Warsaw Campus located in Warsaw, Indiana. During her tenure at Ivy Tech Community College, she also held senior executive positions such as Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean. Her additional administrative experience in the community college setting includes serving as Executive Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program & College Recruitment at Burlington County College located in Pemberton, New Jersey. Her 20+ year career in education, however, began with teaching third- and fourth-grade in inner-city Milwaukee and later GED courses at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Dr. Keshvala is passionate about education – and, she believes deeply in the community college mission of ensuring access for all individuals seeking higher education so that they can ultimately create an even better life for themselves and their families. She is committed to supporting our award-winning faculty and staff as they work to provide an engaging learning experience for our more than 23,000 students in pursuit of their own dreams.
Active in the Cy-Fair community, Dr. Keshvala works collaboratively with industry partners to help us ensure that LSC-CyFair’s facilities and programs remain state-of-the-art and cutting-edge. She also serves as a board member of the following area organizations: Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce, Cy-Fair Educational Foundation, HCA Houston Healthcare-North Cypress, and Cy-Hope.
The Office of the President
The Office of the President houses the leadership team at Lone Star College-CyFair, including the college president and the vice presidents of administrative services, instruction, and student success.