(BOSTON, MA l July 18, 2012) – Fisher College is pleased to announce the recent hire of Nadia Alam as Project Director of the Office of the President.
Ms. Alam, from Newton, MA, brings more than 12 years of experience in education and research to Fisher College. As Project Director of the Office of the President, her responsibilities include conducting research and preparing reports for the President, serving as an ambassador of the College by fostering and cultivating relationships, and acting as a liaison between the President and College employees and community members. Most recently employed as Associate Director for Research and Special Projects at the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Ms. Alam gained a great deal of experience in the education sector. Prior to that, she held employment as an English-as-a-Second-Language Teacher at Kaplan Workplace ESL, and served as an English Language Teacher in rural Japan.
Ms. Alam is an accomplished writer who has been published in the New England Journal of Higher Education, the Journal of the New England Board of Higher Education, and INDIA New England. She has also been a presenter at the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Annual Meeting and Conference and the Comparative & International Education Society Annual Conference. Ms. Alam earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and North American Studies from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and her Master of Education in International Education Policy from Harvard University.
“We are delighted to have Nadia join our team here at Fisher College,” states Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, President of Fisher College. “Her extraordinary professional accomplishments and years of valuable experience in education and research will make her a great asset to the Office of the President and the entire Fisher College community.”
About Fisher College
Fisher is an accredited four-year college located in Boston’s historic Back Bay with continuing education locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleborough. The College provides affordable, real-world educations that prepare students to achieve their career goals and compete in today’s challenging economy. Fisher believes that college is more than just an education—it’s a life-changing experience. For over a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing opportunities to students focused on the three most important aspects of a college experience: education, dedication, and life. Small classes deliver personalized educational instruction, and Fisher’s dedicated faculty, staff, and alumni work collaboratively to ensure students have the tools they need to succeed during college and through the college-to-career transition.
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