Chanelle Whittaker has been named vice president of capital, culture and talent at Maryland-based Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).
“I am extremely happy to have the opportunity to be a part of the Prince George’s Community College family,” said Whittaker. “My entire life has been immersed in education, and I have seen firsthand the ability of the community college system to change the trajectory of a life.”
Whitaker has spent the past 13 years in higher education leadership in Sacramento and Oakland, California. Prior to higher ed, Whittaker had a legal career focusing on labor and employment, civil litigation and civil rights.
“I look forward to working with faculty, staff and students to promote equitable access to education and to continue to build a human resources department that works in partnership with those we serve,” Whittaker said.
Whittaker holds a BA from Howard University and a JD from Hofstra University School of Law.