Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Vice President, Student Success & Completion

Mary Frances Archey, EdD has served CCAC students in a variety of roles since joining the college in 1986, most recently as interim vice president for learning and student development. She has also served as coordinating dean for the natural and social sciences, dean of academic affairs at South Camus and interim senior vice president for Academic Affairs/CEO of CCAC–South Campus.  Since joining CCAC’s administrative team, by working with faculty and staff, she established the South Campus professional development program—Let’s Talk Learning, revitalized the program review process, developed the Achieving the Dream initiative, enrolled the College in The Democracy Commitment, and will be implementing the Title III—Strengthening Institutions Program Grant to establish learning commons on each of the College’s four Campuses. 

Archey earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a master’s degree from  Indiana University of Pennsylvania both in social science education, a doctorate from West Virginia University in Higher Education Administration/Counseling, and a graduate certificate from Penn State University in Adult Education/Professional Development.  In addition to her work at the college, she is active with the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association, chairs the Personal Growth and Development Committee of a chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma educational honorary society, chairs the Service Committee of a chapter of Beth Sigma Phi social/service sorority, serves on her church women’s service organization, is a member of a numerous professional and community associations, and was selected to serve on the national steering committee for The Democracy Commitment

Prior to joining CCAC, Archey served as dean of students at West Virginia Northern Community College and Assistant Professor of Sociology at West Liberty State College.

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Mary Francis Archey 9.2010
Mary Frances Archey, EdD

Administrative Staff