TCC Chancellor Appoints New Trinity River President

Sean MadisonFORT WORTH, Texas(Aug. 21, 2015) – Tarrant County College Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley has named S. Sean Madison president of the Trinity River Campus to replace retiring, founding TCC Trinity River Campus President Tahita Fulkerson. Fulkerson retires at the end of August after more than 34 years of distinguished service to TCC that included positions at three of TCC’s five campuses as well as with the District.
Madison is an accomplished leader in higher education who has been committed to the community college mission for the past 22 years, serving in faculty and leadership roles at Miami Dade College and Broward College in Florida. He has served as the president of Broward College’s Judson A. Samuel South Campus for the last five years. Broward College is a multi-campus system and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. At the South Campus, Madison provided leadership for more than 18,000 students who enrolled annually in the campus’ signature programs, which included supply chain management, nursing and aviation administration.
While at Miami Dade College, Madison served in a variety of positions including as a tenured associate professor of English, chair for English and College Preparatory Studies, dean for Academic and Student Affairs and district director of Learning Outcomes Assessment. Additionally, he brings to TCC expertise in strategic planning, strategic enrollment planning and implementing high impact student success initiatives to support the completion agenda.
“The experience Dr. Madison has in strategic planning multiple areas and his involvement with initiatives that impact student completion rates will benefit students throughout Tarrant County College,” Hadley said. “I know he is the right person to continue to build upon and broaden opportunities for student success.”
Recently, Madison was appointed to the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) Commission on Research, Technology and Emerging Trends where he will share best practices with representatives from community colleges nationwide.
Madison earned his bachelor’s degree in literature and English from Morehouse College, his master’s degree in Teaching and English from Boston University and his doctorate in higher education administration from Florida International University.