Philadelphia, March 10, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Community College of Philadelphia Nominating Panel, consisting of academic, community, and philanthropic leaders, has extended the nomination period until April 13th for membership on the Board of Trustees of the Community College of Philadelphia. Board of Trustees members serve up to a six-year term, without compensation, and meet monthly. There are currently five seats open on the 15-member board.


“The Community College of Philadelphia is a critically important institution of higher learning, which provides students with the tools they need to succeed in their academic and work careers,” said Mayor Nutter. “I have been honored to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees, and I appreciate that CCP plays a vital role in strengthening our economy and preparing our workforce for the future. I am confident the new members of the board will bring insight and creativity to this significant work.”


The Community College of Philadelphia Nominating Panel will submit a list of applicants to Mayor Nutter who will select his appointments to the board. The Chair of the Nominating Panel, who is selected by the Mayor, is Rosalyn McPherson, CEO of the Urban League of Philadelphia.


“The Community College of Philadelphia, which brings education and training to many of our citizens, is needed more now than ever before,” said Ms. McPherson. “I look forward to reviewing the applications and—with the panel—recommending high-quality, dedicated and exceptional leaders who will help guide the college in the years to come.”


For consideration, applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM on April 13, 2015. To receive an application form, please contact Ms. Miah Tyree at the Urban League of Philadelphia, 121 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or email

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