Chancellor, Metropolitan Community College
Dr. Beatty currently serves as Chancellor of Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City. As a three-time graduate of Morgan State University, Dr. Beatty received a B.A. in English, M.A. in English, and Ed.D. in higher education, specializing in community college leadership.
She has 30 years of experience in higher education, with 20 years at the community college level. She has served as a tenured associate professor in English and held progressive leadership roles at Cypress College (California) and Tidewater Community College (Virginia), Tarrant County College (Texas), and Houston Community College (Texas).
Dr. Beatty has served on several boards at the state and national level that shares her strong commitment to the community, student success, and diversity. She has a passion for strengthening the pipeline of African American leaders in higher education. Her research and service have focused on leadership with an emphasis on equity and inclusion.
Immediate Past Convener
President Emerita (Retired), Prince George’s Community College
President, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
President, Guttman Community College
President, Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College
Dean of Minority Male Institute
President of Cedar Valley Campus, Dallas College