Anne Arundel Community College President receives highest alumni honor
The McDaniel College Board of Trustees presented its prestigious Trustee Alumni Award to Anne Arundel Community College President Dawn Lindsay.
The award is the highest alumni honor given at McDaniel in recognition of alumni career and service achievement.
Lindsay, who graduated from the College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Work in 1981 and a master’s degree in Counselor Education in 1982, has served as the sixth president of Anne Arundel Community College since 2012. She has dedicated more than 29 years to the community college system serving as an advocate, representing the needs, values and importance of the community college system at the local, state and national levels.
She was previously the president of Glendale Community College outside of Los Angeles and held several dean positions at Riverside Community College in California. A Maryland native, she also taught at Howard Community College and the Community College of Baltimore County. She earned an Ed.D. in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University.
Currently, Lindsay serves on a number of national, regional and local boards. She sits on the executive committee of the board for the League for Innovation in the Community College, an international nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. Additionally, she is a member of the board of directors for the American Association of Community Colleges, Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council, Fort Meade Alliance and Baltimore Washington Medical Center, and was appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the Governor’s Workforce Development Board.
McDaniel College President Roger N. Casey and McDaniel College Board Chair Martin K.P. Hill present Anne Arundel Community College President Dawn Lindsay '81, M.S. '82 with the Trustee Alumni Award