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Strategic Plan

The Columbia State 2015-2025 Strategic Plan describes where the college is headed and what it wants to accomplish. Guided by the college's mission and vision, and developed within the context of the Tennessee Board of Regents planning process, the planning process addresses emerging trends, opportunities and challenges. It identifies Columbia State’s key priorities and initiatives, provides measures of success and informs future planning.
Strategic Plan: 2015-2025



Planning and Effectiveness Council 

Chair, Support Staff Council
Kellie Gwin
Chair, Professional Staff Organization
Cady Denton
President, Faculty Senate
Dr. Barry Gidcomb
Assistant to the President for Access and Diversity
Dr. Christa Martin
Vice President, Advancement
Bethany Lay
Director, Facility Services
Tim Hallmark
Director, Human Resources
Christie Miller
Associate Vice President, Planning, Effectiveness and Retention
Tammy Borren
Director, Marketing and Public Relations Amy Spears-Boyd
Director, Library
Kathy Breeden
Director, Instructional Support, Distance Education, and University Services
Dr. Marilia Gerges
Dean, Extended Services and Williamson Campus
Dr. Shanna Jackson
Dean, Health Sciences
Dr. Kae Fleming
Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences Victoria Gay
Dean, Science, Technology and Math Dr. Dearl Lampley
Associate Vice President, Business Services Keith Isbell
Director, Library  Aaron Wimer
Associate Vice President, Williamson Campus Dr. Shanna Jackson
Associate Vice President, Faculty, Curriculum and Programs
Joni Lenig
Associate Vice President, Information Technology
Dr. Emily Siciensky
Director, Workforce Training L.K. Browning
Vice President, Financial and Administrative Services
Elaine Curtis
Dean of Access, Southern Campuses and Regional Services  Ruth Ann Holt
Internal Auditor
Erica Smith
President Dr. Janet Smith

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