Navigation Links
Statement on the Passing of Dr. John Waltrip, Former Glendale Community College President
Date:6/15/2013

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) June 15, 2013

The following is a statement from Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Dr. Rufus Glasper:

“Today, we received some very sad news about the passing of a long standing member of the Maricopa family, John Waltrip. He served as President of Glendale Community College for more than 20 years and was critical to the growth of the Maricopa Community Colleges’ presence in the West Valley. We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. The contributions he made to our students and our system will not soon be forgotten.”

To share a memory, please visit our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/maricopa.edu.

In an interview conducted in summer 2012, Dr. Waltrip said of his time at Glendale, “Glendale Community College was an instructors dream - everything was brand new. We were lucky that our college…got most of its original buildings as permanent construction. We were so fortunate …everything was clean and beautiful. It’s a beautiful campus and a beautiful location, extremely pleasant place to work.”

“I consider it an outstanding if not the most outstanding educational institution in this country,” Waltrip continued. “It’s been a pleasure…to work [at Glendale] these many years. I’m now retired, enjoying retirement but not as much as working with our district.”

Excerpt from News Release Announcing Dr. Waltrip’s Board Approval (April 29, 1975)

[Dr. John Waltrip first] joined the Glendale staff in 1966 as a professor of history. A native of Mattoon, Illinois, he [held] a B.S. in industry from Millikin University, a masters degree in history from Arizona State University and earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Missouri in 1965. Upon completion of his military career in the U.S. Navy in 1952, John Waltrip was affiliated with Motors Insurance Corp. and AiResearch of Phoenix before moving into the field of education. He [was] well known for his serve to many community college activities and served as president of the MCCCD Faculty Association, and as president of the Glendale Faculty Senate. He [was] also a member of the AEA-NEA, Rotary International and the Organization of American Historians.

Quote from Dr. John F. Prince, District Governing Board President (April 29, 1975)

“Waltrip’s business background and fine leadership in education for the past several years will bring strong administrative ability to the position of executive dean for Glendale Community College.”

###

The Maricopa Community College system includes 10 colleges – Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain. It also includes the Maricopa Skill Center, Southwest Skill Center, and several satellite campuses and business/industry, technical and customized training institutes.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/waltrip/june2013/prweb10829646.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AAPCC Issues Statement on Decision of Urban Outfitters to Stop Selling Prescription-Themed Products
2. New State Teen Birth Data Released; Declines in 48 States from 2007 through 2011 - A Statement from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
3. JPIDS: Releases consensus statement on research definitions for drug-resistant TB in children
4. AxoGen, Inc. Files Form S-1 Registration Statement
5. Pediatrician Group Issues Home Birth Policy Statement
6. ACMG releases statement on noninvasive prenatal screening
7. EAU to release policy statement on live surgery ethics
8. The Muscular Development Store Issues a Statement Responding to Article About the Future of Sports Nutrition
9. NOAA adds red tide alerts to Beach Hazards Statements
10. Quorn Foods Inc. Releases a Statement Regarding Vegetarian Healthy Food Options in Meat-Loving Greece
11. Yumi Media Released a Statement Regarding Ella Dining Room and Bar Offering an All-Vegetarian Menu for Dine Downtown This Year
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 ... ... credential, which will be offered by the American Association of Integrative Medicine and ... presentations for healthcare providers at the AutismOne 2017 Conference in Colorado Springs. , ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... SkyLex Advanced Surgical, Inc. is thrilled to offer the recently FDA-approved Obalon Balloon ... this procedure adds to SkyLex Advanced Surgical’s already comprehensive list of weight-loss ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... Public relations pros work hard to earn placements and build a ... results are clear, much of PR is hard to quantify. Goal-setting and measurement are ... firms should always take an all-inclusive approach that takes both traditional and non-traditional factors ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... Atlantic City, NJ (PRWEB) , ... March 28, ... ... annual American Camp Association’s Tri-State Camp Conference in Atlantic City March 13-16, was ... partners, and their team of professional staff discussed strategies for preventing outbreaks among ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, 2017 , ... With expansion ... Marshallville, Georgia, in early March. , The seed processing plant opened in Marshallville in ... since 2016. The new office allows opportunity for transition of Patten Seed operations to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... 2017  Medeon Biodesign, Inc., a ... to announce that the Company led and successfully ... Inc., a San Jose, CA ... orthopedic extremity applications.  The orthopedic ... due to procedure volume growth, lifestyle influences and ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... -- Elysium Health joins major pharmaceutical companies ... Cambridge academic scientists through ... Therapeutics Institute today announces Elysium Health as a partner to ... for collaborative projects with academic researchers in Cambridge ... first major research investment outside the U.S. for the ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017 The National ... health and data analytics company, signed a Memorandum ... improving healthcare delivery in the region. ... Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART) at NUS ... several topics related to healthcare IT and medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: