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About Interim President Boggess

Dr. Boggess was appointed Interim President in July 2013.

"Dr. Boggess was appointed Interim Vice President and Academic Dean in August 2011. She has served as an Associate Dean since fall 2009. Since coming to Concord in 1984, her academic experience has consisted of teaching undergraduate business courses in Concord’s Division of Business, primarily in Business Communications and software applications courses. Her prior administrative experience resulted from service as the Division’s Chair from 1996-2009, and from more than 25 years work in the private sector. She gained additional administrative experience when elected to serve as Faculty President at Concord University in 2008 and 2009.

Dr. Boggess holds an Associate of Arts degree from St. Petersburg Junior College in Florida, a B.S. degree in Business Education from the University of Florida in Gainesville, a Masters of Science degree in Vocational Technical Education from Virginia Tech (VT), and a Ph.D. in Business Education with a cognate in Business Management from Virginia Tech University. Her dissertation topic was “Ethical Issues in Business Communication: A Comparative Study of the Perceptions of Japanese and US Students. Her research interests are in culture’s impact upon business ethics and strategies of effective business communication. While at VT, she served as a Graduate Research Assistant with responsibilities for the collaborative writing of V-TECs catalogs and curriculum guides. She has served as a reviewer for the Career & Technical Research Association journal for several years.

Throughout her career, Dr. Boggess has served on numerous national, statewide, institutional, and divisional committees and has been recognized for her leadership. She was elected as President of the West Virginia Business Education Association and served as a member of West Virginia University’s Statewide Business Plan Competition Oversight Committee. She was recently recognized by the President of the Career and Technical Education Research Association (CATER) for her service as the organization’s National Membership Director and National Secretary. Dr. Boggess was also selected as the West Virginia Collegiate Teacher of the Year by the West Virginia Business Education Association.

Dr. Boggess is active in the local business community and is a Charter Member of the Board of Directors of the Charles Mathena III Foundation serving the Chuck Mathena III Performing Arts Center in Mercer County, WV.

She and her husband, Ted, an architect, make their home in Princeton, WV, have been married since 1979, have 3 sons and daughters-in-law, and 6 grandchildren.


President's Cabinet

Dr. Chuck Becker
Vice-President for Business and Finance

Dr. Jane Smith
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Academic Dean

Mr. Marshall Campbell
Director of Human Resources

Mr. Rick Dillon
Vice-President of Administration and Associate Dean of Students


Mr. Chuck Elliott
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Marjie Flanigan
Vice-President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students & Director of Retention

Mr. Kevin Garrett
Athletic Director

Ms. Jacqueline Nottingham
Chief Enrollment Management Officer

Dr. Cheryl Barnes
Associate Dean



President's Staff

Mrs. Lora Woolwine
Executive Secretary

Mrs. Trena Stovall
Administrative Associate

Contact Information:

Marsh Hall 200 • Campus Box Wall • Athens, WV 24712-1000 • 1-304-384-5224

Last updated on Sep 19, 2013. Originally created on Sep 6, 2008. Report incorrect information.