Amy Fugate Ph.D.
Vice President, Academic Affairs
Dr. Amy Fugate serves as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Mott Community College.
In this role she serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the college working with all faculty and academic leadership in providing an outstanding teaching and learning environment for students. This includes curriculum in Business, Fine Arts and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Math, and Technology. One of the important roles she serves is as the college liaison to the Higher Learning Commission, the college's accrediting body. She also is responsible for Institutional Research, Career and Technical Education, the Library, Professional Development and Experiential Learning.
Over the course of her career, Amy has been a college faculty member, a national award winning debate coach, and a Dean of Humanities & Fine Arts. Amy earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Kansas, a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Northern Michigan University.Academic AffairsAQIPDivisionsLibrary ServicesPlanning, Research & Quality InitiativesProfessional Development
Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Philip Espinosa serves as the Associate Vice President of Human Resources at Mott Community College. In this role, Philip is responsible for strategic and operational HR Planning, the HR lead for labor relations and contract administration for the College, supervisory/management consulting, continuous improvement of HR Services and HR Policy administration.
Philip’s career spans over 20 years serving as a human resources leader. With success improving service levels, controlling costs, reducing operational overhead, and spearheading large-scale projects, he has served in higher education, non-profit healthcare and the public sector supporting leaders, employees and working with community programs.
Philip has an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado and a Master's degree from Central Michigan University and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHR M) and College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR). He is also the author of two books: Deliver Excellent Customer Service with a SNAP, and Focus On Your Success.Human Resources
Chief Financial Officer
Larry’s responsibilities at the college include budget, debt management, capital funding, grant reporting, investments, purchasing, monthly accounting and internal reporting, and annual financial reporting to state and federal oversight agencies.
Larry holds a Bachelor’s of Accountancy degree from Walsh College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Michigan. In September 2015, he was awarded the Outstanding Chief Business Officer for the region by the Community College Business Officials (CCBO).Accounting
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Associate Vice President, Workforce & Economic Development
Robert Matthews currently serves as Associate Vice President of Workforce & Economic Development.
In this role, he identifies and leverages city, federal, state, philanthropic, and corporate resources to promote and advance community, economic and workforce development, and other strategic initiatives at the college. Mr. Matthews has over 20 years of experience in higher education which includes workforce development, student services, career development, grants development and management, supervision, and program/curriculum development.
His previous experience includes enrollment management, career services and the development of tutoring and mentoring programs for urban youth. Mr. Matthews holds a BA from The University of Michigan-Flint, and a Master of Public Administration degree from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies at The University of Michigan, and is a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at The University of Michigan-Flint.Workforce DevelopmentContinuing EducationCorporate ServicesGateway to CollegeRegional Technology InitiativesStudent Employment Center
Chief Technology Officer
Cheryl Shelton currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Mott Community College.
Her responsibilities include providing high-level leadership and oversight to the College’s information technology services department in the areas of networking, telecommunications, web services, enterprise services, computer support and media services. She also serves on local and state technology boards and advisory groups.
Cheryl hold a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Ferris State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan – Flint. In 2008 she was a Chair Academy Exemplary Award winner and in 2007 received the YWCA Corporate Woman of Achievement award on behalf of Mott Community College.Information Technology ServicesEnterprise ServicesComputing ServicesEducational Media ServicesNetwork & Web Services
Associate Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Dale Weighill is the Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Mott Community College.
His responsibilities include providing high-level leadership and management to the College’s branding, marketing, communications, and public relations initiatives, and to the ongoing cultivation, acquisition, and stewardship of major gifts from external sources.
Dale has a Master of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts degree – both in Political Science -- from American University in Washington, DC and The University of Michigan in Dearborn, respectively. He graduated with Highest Distinction from both institutions, receiving numerous academic and student leadership honors and awards.Institutional Advancement
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