Alumni and Current Student Updates

Dr. Stacy Water-Bailey (CCL Ph.D. ’16) was recently promoted to Vice President of Transfer Excellence and Success at Forsyth Technical College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Waters-Bailey said she is very excited about this promotion and looking forward to “ensuring students are well prepared and able to successfully transition to our four-year partners.”

Gabrielle Smith Finnie (HIED Ph.D. candidate) is a coauthor on a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). The report, Recommendations to Inform the Department of Education’s Research and Evaluation Set-Aside Authority, provides insights and recommendations on the administration and evaluation of programs and practices authorized under the Higher Education Act. You can read the summary and the full report at

Congratulations all!