Annandale Academic Administration Dean Christine Holt was a guest on “Beyond Just Talk With S. L. Young” on June 23 to share her educational background, journey into academia, work in higher education and the reasons that she decided to accept a position at NOVA. Holt also discussed the many lessons she has learned while serving in a variety of roles throughout her career. She emphasized the importance of having cross-functional knowledge and being a leader who is willing to do whatever it takes to support their team with no status exemptions. Holt pointed out the often overlooked value of a community college education and highlighted the many invaluable services NOVA provides the community.
Young is an instructor at NOVA. Holt’s interview is available online.