Apr 26th, 2021
Michael Neal: Exploring current challenges and opportunities for community colleges —
Community colleges play an important role in educating unique populations in our society: first-generation, non-traditional, African American, Latino American, and working-class students. Due to COVID-19, enrollment at community colleges has significantly decreased for a variety of reasons. Listen to this interview with Ramona and Michael today to learn more about the value of community colleges as well as the challenges and opportunities that exist for these essential entities in higher education. Michael Neal is the newly appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Johnson County Community College. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, and raised in Brownwood, Texas, Michael is on his way to making Johnson County, Kansas, his new home.