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Business Observer Friday, Jun. 8, 2018 2 years ago

College names executive for newly created top role

Todd Fritch will serve as the chief academic officer and chief operating officer of State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.

BRADENTON — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota has named Todd Fritch to a newly created position of executive vice president and provost. 

According to a press release, Fritch will serve as both the chief academic officer and chief operating officer of the college. He will lead SCF's deans and academic administrators to develop workforce-driven curriculum and provide support and leadership to SCF’s vice presidents.

He will also work with SCF President Carol Probstfeld to develop SCF’s newest campus in Parrish.

“Todd Fritch rose to the top of the proposed candidates due to his 15 years of teaching experience and 13 years of increasingly responsible academic leadership experience,” says Probstfeld in a statement. 

Fritch previously worked at Shorelight Education as chief academic officer and vice president, global solutions. He's also served in other academic administrative roles, including provost, vice president of academic affairs and dean of graduate and professional studies at American International College, The American College of Greece and Northeastern University.

He says in a statement, "As chief academic officer, my job is to seek out, hire and support the best faculty and to work across all divisions of the college to ensure students have flexible schedule options and rigorous curriculum to prepare them for the demands of today’s workforce." 


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