College Completion Group Announces New President

November 9, 2018

Complete College America announced Thursday that Yolanda Watson Spiva will be the nonprofit organization's new president.

Watson Spiva is a former educator and held management roles at the U.S. Department of Education. She most recently served as president and chief executive officer of College Success Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides support and scholarships to low-income students.

“Yolanda’s extensive leadership experience and her breadth of knowledge around postsecondary education, from readiness to access to success, give her a unique perspective on the work and mission of Complete College America,” Jim Geringer, chairman of the CCA Board of Directors and former governor of Wyoming, said in a news release. “Under her leadership, CCA and our Alliance teams will strengthen partnerships and broaden our positive impact on the field of higher education, while continuing to push toward greater innovation and more equitable outcomes for students.”

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