DURHAM – The College Transfer Program Association (CTPA), a statewide network of community college and four-year university professionals concerned with transfer, has announced that WGU North Carolina Strategic Partnerships Manager Tenita Philyaw-Rogers has been elected as a Board Member representing Independent Colleges and Universities.
Philyaw-Rogers is WGU North Carolina’s liaison to the North Carolina Community College System, forging partnerships to help students transition from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree and beyond. She has more than 15 years of experience in higher education, including serving as Director of Transfer Articulation for the University of North Carolina System and Director of Transfer Services for North Carolina Central University. Her additional experience includes serving as a Program Representative for Mount Olive University and as Executive Director of the Emily Krzyzewski Center in Durham.
“Tenita is well known in the North Carolina Community College community, and we are delighted to have her join our board,” said Patricia Jackson, University Transfer and Foreign Language Chair at Pitt Community College and Immediate Past President of CTPA. “She has an in-depth understanding of the needs of transfer students and will help us advocate for effective college-transfer programs.”
WGU North Carolina is an affiliate of Western Governors University, an accredited nonprofit online university offering more than 80 bachelor’s and master’s degrees. WGU North Carolina currently has articulation agreements with 10 North Carolina community colleges, with several more partnerships being finalized. More than 3,700 North Carolinians are currently enrolled with WGU.