Eugene Giovannini to Lead Tarrant County College

2016_Giovanini_EugeneFORT WORTH, Texas (July 14, 2016) The Tarrant County College Board of Trustees officially named Eugene V. Giovannini, Ed.D., as the new chancellor for the College District. Chancellor is the top administrative leadership post at the College, one of the 20 largest colleges or universities in the United States.
Giovannini, founding president of Maricopa Corporate College in Scottsdale, Ariz., is expected to take office in late August to participate in activities launching the fall semester. He was selected following a national search.
Since 2002, Giovannini has served the Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona, including 11 years as president of Gateway Community College in Phoenix. Maricopa College has been recognized as a Hispanic Serving-Institution and boasts an Early College High School with a 98.7 percent retention rate.
Giovannini began his community college career in 1983 at Virginia’s Eastern Shore Community College as an instructor for two years before becoming chair of Office Technologies at Broome Community College in New York. Other professional experience includes serving as a chief academic and student affairs officer.
He was appointed to the board of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship in 2014 and now serves as chair. Additionally, Giovannini has continued to teach finance and policy development at the graduate level and has authored and published several papers and books.
Giovannini earned his doctorate in Community College Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Education and Master of Education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.