RCTC Appoints New Vice Presidents

RCTC is excited to announce the permanent appointment of Ms. Michelle Pyfferoen to the role of Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Teresa Brown as the Interim Vice President of Student Affairs.  Both appointments are with an effective date of October 30, 2019.

Ms. Pyfferoen has been with the College for over 25 years, serving in such roles as Director of Business and Workforce Education, Dean of Career and Technical Education, and most recently, serving as Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs.  In the announcement of her appointment, President Boyd is quoted as saying, “Michelle has done an outstanding job in the interim role.  She is well known and respected with community leaders.  Her 25+ year history with RCTC provides stable leadership in this position.”



Dr. Teresa Brown has also been with the College for over 22 years, most currently serving as Interim Dean of Sciences and Health Professions.  Prior to the interim appointment, Dr. Brown was a Chemistry Instructor for the College, and served in several faculty leadership roles, including taking the lead for Assessment of Student Learning, Chair of the Science Division, and Chair of the Academic Affairs and Standards Council.  Dr. Boyd is quoted as saying, “Her understanding and work with academic pathways will help Student Affairs finalize our new pathway advising model.”


An internal search for a new Interim Dean of Sciences and Health Professions will be conducted this Fall.  More information on the process for the search will be shared with the College community in the coming weeks.

Please join us in congratulating Michelle and Teresa on their appointments.