Insights from the Pandemic: The Reckoning and the Hope at Our Nation’s Community Colleges
The Belk Center is pleased to officially announce the 2020 Dallas Herring Lecture which will take place virtually on Tuesday, November 10th from 1-3pm. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Pam Eddinger, President of Bunker Hill Community College, and she will be sharing her thoughts under the title of Insights from the Pandemic: The Reckoning and the Hope at Our Nation’s Community Colleges.
Pam Eddinger is president of Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC), the largest of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. Dr. Eddinger began her tenure at BHCC in 2013, and previously served as president Moorpark College in Southern California from 2008.
Dr. Eddinger’s service in the Community College movement spans more than 25 years, with senior posts in academics and student affairs, communications and policy, and executive leadership. In addition to the chairpersonship of the community college national reform network Achieving the Dream (ATD), Dr. Eddinger serves on a number of boards and commissions, including the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), WGBH Boston, the Boston Foundation (TBF), the Massachusetts Workforce Development Board, and Boston Private Industry Council. Dr. Eddinger was honored in 2016 by the Obama White House as a Champion of Change. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Barnard College in New York City and her masters and doctorate in Japanese Literature from Columbia University.