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Women in entrepreneurship 2020

Dr. Colleen Perry Keith

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Dr. Colleen Perry Keith was appointed the 14th President of Goldey-Beacom College on July 1, 2019, and is the first woman president in the institution’s 133-year history. Dr. Keith has served as president at Pfeiffer University in North Carolina from 2015-2019, and previously served as president at Spartanburg Methodist College from 2009-2015. Under her leadership, Pfeiffer significantly increased undergraduate enrollment, created the Office of Digital Transformation and Technology, launched two graduate health science programs, moved the University from NCAA Division II to Division III athletics, and worked with the U. S. Department of Agriculture to receive significant loan funds for capital projects and debt refinancing. Her prior positions in higher education have included roles in fundraising and student affairs. She has also taught in the graduate program for Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Keith holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Binghamton University; Master of Education degree in Educational Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh; and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs from the Ohio State University.