Congratulations Dr. Brent Via (CCL Ph.D. ’24)!

CCL doctoral candidate Brent L. Via successfully defended his dissertation earlier today. His dissertation is titled, Community College Student Affairs Professionals’ Perceptions of Their Supervisor’s Authentic Leadership: The Effect on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment. Dr. Via’s dissertation committee included Dr. Mitchell R. Williams, Chair, Dr. Philip A. Reed, and Dr. Linda Bol (Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies).

Dr. Via is Associate Director of Career Planning and Development at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia. He earned his master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his bachelor’s degree at the University of Virginia. He can be reached at bvia002@odu.edu .