Gov. O’Malley appoints Gary Duane Rodwell, D.P.A. to BCCC Board of Trustees

Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Gary Duane Rodwell, D.P.A., a longtime executive administrator in community organizations, coalition builder and expert in the revitalization of urban places, to the Baltimore City Community College Board of Trustees. Dr. Rodwell will serve the remainder of a six-year term which began July 1, 2003 and a new six-year term beginning July 1.

Dr. Rodwell is currently president and CEO of Rodwell Development Group LLC, a privately financed venture which negotiates with public and private institutions to acquire and manage the rehabilitation of vacant properties throughout Baltimore City. He is an experienced graduate school faculty member, having taught courses in community college leadership and higher education at Morgan State University’s Graduate School of Urban Education and Community Studies, and the Graduate School of Public Administration at Sojourner-Douglass College, where he taught government and non-profit budgeting and accounting, public administration of non-profits, grant administration and the seminar, “Urban Policy Issues.”

Dr. Rodwell holds a Doctorate of Public Administration (D.P.A.) in Adult Education and Organization Development from the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Johns Hopkins University, where he wrote the thesis, “Higher Education Administration in the Urban Community Setting—the Coming Paradigm Shift.” Prior to this, he earned a master’s degree in public administration, also at USC.

From 1985-87 and again in 2005-06, Dr. Rodwell was a member of the adjunct faculty at BCCC where he taught World Civilization, American Government, and Political Science.

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