Gloucester Point resident named to RCC board

- Posted on Sep 19, 2012 - 02:33 PM

Dr. James C. Phillips of Gloucester Point, was appointed by the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors to serve a four-year term as Gloucester County’s representative to the Rappahannock Community College Board.

Phillips expanded educational opportunities for non-traditional students through his work with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, a release said. He also helped in the establishment of the community college system while working for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

When Phillips became faculty/administrator at Old Dominion University, he helped establish TeleTechNet, a program where students from anywhere in Virginia could earn a four-year degree from ODU without being physically on the campus.