After nearly three decades of teaching Fisher students, JWU alum Thomas McGovern became their college president.
Was he prepared to lead a bold strategic plan at the historic Boston college? Yes, he says — because of his Educational Leadership Doctorate."The education I received at Johnson & Wales University has truly enhanced my ability to define how I can make an impact on one’s education."Making an Educational Impact As a new president, Thomas adopted the college's strategic plan as the blueprint for his own administration.He led Fisher College’s expansion into baccalaureate education through steady oversight of the management program, stewarding the college's petition to add three new degrees.
“Today," he says, "my commitment is shown through my vision plan of getting my college to the next level."