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					                                Allen A. Witt, Ph.D.


Experience:   Hillsborough Community College                    SouthShore Campus
              Dean of Academic Affairs                               2007 to Present
              • Supervise all programs on a new college campus, including
                 Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Career programs.
              • Developed the campus academic program and hired all faculty and
                 academic support staff.
              • Supervise the campus Learning Resources Center and Academic
                 Support Labs.
              • Serve on numerous community and college boards and committees.

              Palm Beach Community College                  Palm Beach Gardens, FL
              Associate Academic Dean                                 2001 to 2007

              • Supervised eight academic departments, serving 6,000 students in
                Assocate of Arts, Associate of Science and Career programs.
              • Supervised 38 full-time and 154 part-time employees.
              • Supervised the collegewide Developmental Eduation and
                Mathematics clusters.
              • Facilitated classroom, laboratory and studio renovations.

              Broward Community College                         Pembroke Pines, FL
              Professor/Department Chair                              1994 to 2001

              •   Managed six curricular areas, serving 7,000 students.
              •   Supervised eight full-time and 40 part-time employees.
              •   Taught Humanities courses.
              •   Handled scheduling, budgeting, hiring and performance appraisals.
              •   Served on campus and college-wide committees.
              •   Chaired screening committees for faculty and staff.
              •   Served on construction and renovation committees.

              The Metro Group                                          Plano, Texas
              Vice President: Leadership Research                      1988 to 1994

              • Headed research teams, in Singapore, Hong Kong, Mexico and the
                United States.
              • Conducted leadership seminars for corporate executives.
              • Wrote research reports and proposals.
              • Served corporate clients, including AT&T, Philadelphia Electric,
                Eastman Chemical and the State of Hawaii.
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                 Institute of Higher Education                      University of Florida
                 Graduate Assistant                                       1985 to 1988

                 • Assisted Dr. James Wattenbarger, the "Father" of the Florida
                   Community College System.
                 • Conducted research, under a grant from the American Association
                   of Community Colleges (AACC).
                 • Authored reports for the Institute and articles for major journals.
                 • Guest lectured in graduate seminars.

Education:       University of Florida                                   Gainesville, FL
                 Doctor of Philosophy                                              1988
                 Major: Higher Education Leadership

                 Florida Atlantic University                                Boca Raton
                 Post Doctoral Studies                                         1998-99
                 Inter-Cultural Communications
                 & Rhetoric

                 University of North Carolina                            Chapel Hill, NC
                 Master of Arts                                                    1977
                 Major: Dramatic Art.

                 Newberry College                                         Newberry, SC
                 Bachelors of Arts                                               1973
                 Major: Speech.

                 Florida Community College Leadership Academy           Tallahassee, FL
                 Certificate                                                      2005

Multi-Cultural Experience:

• Served on one of the most ethnically diverse college campuses in America.
• Supervised collegewide and campus EOSL/EAP programs.
• Attended national conferences on diversity in the community college.
• Completed doctoral level coursework in inter-cultural communications.
• Served on the PBCC Diversity Committee and BCC International Education
  Committee.
• Visited and/or conducted research in 46 countries.

Community Service:

I have worked with Business Partnership Councils and many civic, charitable and
Allen A. Witt, Ph.D.                                                                   Page 3


artistic organizations. Some examples are listed below:

            - Director, Ruskin Community Development Foundation.
            - Past President Florida Association of Community Colleges (PBCC
Chapter)
             -Director, Friends of SouthShore Campus.
            - Director, Columbia County Arts Association
            - Director, Columbia County United Way
            - Member Florida Developmental Education Association (FDEA)
            - Director, Lake City Community Theater
            - Director, Bethlehem Lutheran Church
            - Director, Olustee Historic Festival Association

Technology Experience:

At Palm Beach. Broward and Hillsborough community colleges, I have assisted in
creating or expanding computer graphics studios, computer labs, computer assisted
classrooms, Smartboard classrooms, Sympodium/Starboard classrooms, computer
learning laboratories, online course delivery, mastery learning delivery and motion
picture production/editing facilities.

I have encouraged and funded faculty training in classroom technology, computer
graphics and web-based instruction. I am proficient in the Florida Community College
Consortium data systems, the Datatel platform as well as major Microsoft programs. I
have also completed training in Web/CT.
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                                                                                Allen A. Witt


                                       List of Reports & Publications


Books

*Witt, A., Wattenbarger, J., Gollattscheck, J. & Suppinger J. (1994). America’s community colleges:
        The first century. Washington: American Association of Community Colleges.




Higher Education Articles and Papers

Burkett, G, Pain K, Witt A. (October 27, 2006) The combo connection: combination courses in
       developmental mathematics. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Florida
       Developmental Education Association, Orlando.

Witt A. A., Henn E. (Spring 1998) Not-so-general education. Visions: The Journal of Applied Research
        for the Florida Association of Community Colleges. 2 (1)

Witt, A. A., Wattenbarger, J. L. (Spring 1995). Origins of the California system: How the junior
        college movement came to California. Community College Review, 22 (4).

Witt, A. A. (May-June 1993). Review of: "The vision of the public junior college: 1900-1940".
        Community Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice, 17 (3).

Fontana, L., Witt A. (Winter 1994). Community colleges and the question of equity: The end of
        innocence. Florida Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (FASCD) Policy
        Review, 2 (2).

Witt, A. A., Wattenbarger, J. L. (April 4, 1994). In the Beginning: Anniversary forgotten, but not
        Harper's role in community college history. Community College Times, 6 (7).
Allen A. Witt, Ph.D.                                                                                       Page 5

Witt, A. A. Suppinger, J. & Wattenbarger J.L. (April 7, 1994) The American community college: The
        first century. Paper presented to the annual convention of the American Association of
        Community and Junior Colleges, Washington D.C..

Witt, A. A. (1987). Excellence through exit testing: The Florida experiment. ERIC Clearinghouse,
        (ED276488)

Witt, A. A. (1988). The junior college movement: An historical review. ERIC Clearinghouse,
        (ED294629).

Witt, A. A. (1988). The grasslands project: A study of college attrition. Institute of Higher Education:
        University of Florida.

Witt, A. A. (1988). Birth of the community college movement. Institute of Higher Education:
        University of Florida.

Witt, A. A. (1988, March). Origins of the junior college movement. Paper presented to the annual
        convention of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Las Vegas.

Witt, A. A. (1988). The relationship between selected curriculum factors and student attrition at
        suburban community colleges (order number DA8908292). Doctoral dissertation.
        Dissertation Abstracts International: Ann Arbor.



Funded Leadership Reports

Witt, A. A. (1993). Urban leadership analyses of Monterrey, Mexico. Unpublished report. Metro
        Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by Haynes & Boone law firm.)

Witt, A. A. (1992). Urban leadership analyses of Singapore. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by MS&B International.)

Witt, A. A. (1992). Urban leadership analyses of Hong Kong. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by MS&B International.)

Witt, A. A. (1992). Urban leadership analyses of Los Angeles. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1988). Urban leadership analyses of San Francisco. Unpublished report. International
        Leadership Center: Dallas. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1991). Urban leadership analyses of the Silicon Valley. Unpublished report. Metro
        Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1990) Report on the international business leadership of Houston.     Metro Group: Plano,
        TX. (Produced for and funded by Haynes & Boone law firm.)
Allen A. Witt, Ph.D.                                                                                    Page 6

Witt, A. A. (1988). Urban leadership analyses of Tampa. Unpublished report. International
        Leadership Center: Dallas.    (Produced for and funded by USAA Insurance.)

Witt, A.A. (1988). Urban leadership analyses of Miami. Unpublished report. International
        Leadership Center: Dallas.     (Produced for and funded by and AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1989). Urban leadership analyses of Hawaii. Unpublished report. Metro Group: Plano,
        TX. (Produced for and funded by Castle & Cooke Inc.)

Witt, A. A. (1989) Urban leadership analyses of Orlando. Unpublished report. Metro Group: Plano,
        TX. (Produced for and funded by Chase Bank and AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1989) Urban leadership analyses of Sacramento. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by USAA Insurance.)

Witt, A. A. & Lytle S. (1989) Urban leadership analyses of Dallas. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by NationsBank.)

Witt, A. A. (1990) Urban leadership analyses of Colorado Springs. Unpublished report. Metro
        Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by USAA Insurance.)

Witt, A. A. (1992). Urban leadership analyses of Chicago. Unpublished report. Metro Group: Plano,
        TX. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1993). Urban leadership analyses of Detroit. Unpublished report. Metro Group: Plano,
        TX. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)

Witt, A. A. (1993). Urban leadership analyses of the North Carolina ResearchTriangle. Unpublished
        report. Metro Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by MCI Communications.)

Witt, A. A. (1993). Urban leadership analyses of Orange County, California. Unpublished report.
        Metro Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by AT&T.)


Other Funded Research Reports

Witt, A. A. (1990). Report on the biotechnology, advanced materials and electronics industries in the
        Philadelphia region. Metro Group: Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by USAA
        Insurance.)

Witt, A. A . & Lytle S. (1991). Report on selected Florida cities. Unpublished report. Metro Group:
        Plano, TX. (Produced for and funded by Alexander & Alexander Insurance.)

				
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