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Glenn DuBois


In the summer of 2001 the Virginia Community College System welcomed Glenn DuBois to serve as its new chancellor. Since then, he has led the 23-college system through its first and into its second strategic plan, rising to the challenge of enduring both unprecedented enrollment growth and unprecedented cuts in state operating funds.

During his tenure, Virginia’s Community Colleges have signed groundbreaking guaranteed transfer agreements with more than two dozen public and private universities; become Virginia’s leading provider of workforce development services, helped Virginia close headline-grabbing economic development deals; diversified community college funding sources, doubling foundation-led private fundraising; and have maintained a tuition rate that is one-third of the comparable rate at Virginia’s universities.

DuBois received his doctorate in higher education administration, research and policy from the University of Massachusetts. He began his career at a community college in New York.

Paula Scott

Paula Scott Dehetre

Manager, Workforce Administration & Resources,

Paula Scott Dehetre serves as chief of staff for the Virginia Workforce Council, which is the state workforce investment board appointed by the Governor. She is a member of the leadership team with VCCS Workforce Development Services as manager of the Administration & Resources Team.  She serves on the executive committee of the National Governors’ Association State Workforce Liaisons.

Dehetre’s 25-year tenure with the commonwealth includes positions with the Governor’s Office for Workforce Development and with the departments of Social Services, Health and Criminal Justice Services. Her public service career includes seven years with the federal government at the U.S. Departments of Treasury and Justice in Washington, D.C.

Dehetre holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Emmanuel College in Boston and an MPA from Boston’s Suffolk University School of Management. She is a graduate of the Virginia Executive Institute with the Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University.