Florence-Darlington Technical College has appointed Dr. Debbie Cheek as the college’s new Vice President of Finance and Administration.
“It’s an exciting time at Florence-Darlington Technical College and I am thrilled to be selected as part of this administration with a new vision for the college,” Dr. Cheek said. “I look forward to continuing our work as a team and creating an environment that drives student success and workforce development opportunities.”
Cheek has served in this role as the Interim Vice President of Business Affairs for the past two years and has worked at the College as its Associate Vice President for Finance for the past 5 years.
“Dr. Cheek is a valued colleague, committed to the vision of student success and workforce development, and driven to fulfill our mission as a comprehensive technical college,” FDTC President Dr. Jermaine Ford said. “We have been walking this journey at Florence-Darlington Technical College together since my start, and her work directly has impacted us, turning the college around from financially unstable to financially stable. It is a new day at Florence-Darlington Technical College, and we are moving forward.”
Cheek has worked in higher education since 2003. After more than 5 years working in the private sector, she took over as Vice President for Business and Finance at Northeastern Technical College. She served in that role until 2019 when she joined FDTC.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Coker College, a master’s degree in Business Administration at Francis Marion University, and her doctorate in Higher Education Leadership at Northcentral University.
Cheek officially moves into this position on February 1.