Tarrant County College Chancellor Erma Johnson Hadley has named S. Sean Madison president of the Trinity River Campus to succeed retiring, founding TCC Trinity River Campus President Tahita Fulkerson.
Fulkerson retires later this month after more than 34 years with the district. She served in positions at three of the district’s five campuses, as well as with district offices.
The past 22 years has seen Madison serve in faculty and leadership roles at Miami Dade College and Broward College in Florida. He has served as president of Broward College’s Judson A. Samuel South Campus for the last five years.
At TCC’s South Campus, Madison provided leadership for more than 18,000 students who enrolled annually in the campus’ signature programs, which included supply chain management, nursing and aviation administration.
While at Miami Dade College, Madison filled several roles. Among those was a tenured associate professor of English, chair for English and college preparatory studies, dean for academic and student affairs and district director of learning outcomes Assessment.
“The experience Dr. Madison has in strategic planning multiple areas and his involvement with initiatives that impact student completion rates will benefit students throughout Tarrant County College,” Hadley said in a news release.
“I know he is the right person to continue to build upon and broaden opportunities for student success,” Hadley said.
Recently, Madison was appointed to the American Association of Community College’s Commission on Research, Technology and Emerging Trends, where he will is expected to share best practices with representatives from community colleges nationwide.
Madison earned his bachelor’s degree in literature and English from Morehouse College, his master’s degree in teaching and English from Boston University and his doctorate in higher education administration from Florida International University.