Dr. Stanton McNeely, vice chancellor for institutional advancement and acting vice chancellor for workforce development and technical education, is leaving Delgado Community College. As of September 1, McNeely will become the president and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (LAICU). He has already begun the transition to his new position.
Delgado Community College Chancellor Joan Davis announced yesterday that until McNeely’s roles can be filled, Institutional Advancement and Workforce Development are under her direct supervision, effective August 1.
The college’s Technical Division is now the responsibility of Dr. Peter Fos, acting vice chancellor for academic affairs. Fos is a retired president of the University of New Orleans and has more than 30 years of experience in academic affairs.
Institutional Advancement is responsible for the college’s communication, public relations and marketing functions as well as alumni relations, development and external affairs. Workforce Development works with education, business, government and employers of all kinds to support workforce training and economic expansion initiatives.
McNeely became vice chancellor for institutional advancement at Delgado in November 2013, following four years as dean of planning and institutional effectiveness and interim dean of student affairs at Fletcher Technical Community College in Houma. He also served three years as vice president of external affairs and institutional effectiveness, three years as vice president for institutional planning and advancement, three years as director of student enrollment, and four years as director of admissions and career services at Our Lady of Holy Cross College.
A native of New Orleans, McNeely holds degrees in higher education leadership (Ed.D., Northcentral University); business administration (M.B.A., Loyola University, New Orleans); and accounting (B.S.,Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans). He has more than 20 years of career experience in higher education administration and teaching.
Dr. Stanton F. McNeely III