Dr. Meghan Hughes
President at Community College of Rhode Island
Meghan Hughes became the fifth president of the Community College of Rhode Island on Feb. 1, 2016. CCRI is the largest community college in New England with four main campuses and two satellites across the state. The college enrolls 17,000 students per semester, and its workforce division trains another 20,000 Rhode Islanders annually. A state landmark for 51 years, CCRI boasts more than 66,000 alumni.
A Rhode Island resident since 1999, Meghan served as executive director of Year Up Providence from 2009 through 2015. During that period she doubled the size of the program, and the Providence site consistently led Year Up nationally in key metrics, including student retention and positive outcomes. She served on Year Up’s National Management Team, National Senior Leadership and National Investment Committees.
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