TUCSON, Ariz. – (August 18, 2014) – Carrington College, part of DeVry Education Group, a global provider of educational services, has announced the appointment of Tina Diggs, Ed.D., as executive director of the Carrington College Tucson campus. In her new position, Dr. Diggs will be responsible for the business operation of the campus, and for implementing initiatives to increase student and staff retention and satisfaction.
Dr. Diggs joined Carrington College’s home office in Phoenix in 2008 as associate director of academic affairs, where she was responsible for strengthening student learning outcomes and expanding academic opportunities. Most recently, she served for three years as director of student services for Carrington’s 17 campuses; ensuring students receive exceptional academic and supportive services.
“We are very fortunate to have someone with a strong history of leadership in higher education join our Tucson campus,” said Jeff Akens, president of Carrington College. “Tina brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in student and academic affairs, career services and operations.”
Dr. Diggs holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Ohio State University, a master’s degree in education from the University of Dayton, and a doctorate of education in leadership and management from Capella University. She currently serves on the board of Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates (JAG).
Dr. Diggs assumed her role as executive director on July 7, 2014.