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Frances LaVonne White Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. White has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in academic administration

Most recently, Dr. Frances LaVonne White has been incredibly proud to have been inducted into the Marin County Women's Hall of Fame, as it is a valuable recognition of her career achievements.

    HENDERSON, NV, April 29, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frances LaVonne White with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. White celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Growing up in a family of educators, Dr. White developed a passion for education from a young age. On her mother's side of the family, her grandfather worked as a high school principal and her grandmother was active as a teacher. Dr. White was drawn to the mission of a higher education through community colleges.

Subsequently, Dr. White initially received an Associate of Arts in education from Merritt College. She later obtained a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a Master of Science in counseling and psychology from California State University. Dr. White concluded her studies with a Doctor of Philosophy in education administration from the University of California Berkeley.

Following these accomplishments, Dr. White began her career as a psychology instructor and the director of staff development at Peralta Colleges. Moreover, she served in several positions at various community colleges throughout California, including Laney College, Evergreen Valley College and the City College of San Francisco. Before entering a well-deserved retirement, Dr. White excelled as a superintendent and the president of the College of Marin.

Most recently, Dr. White has been incredibly proud to have been inducted into the Marin County Women's Hall of Fame, as it is a valuable recognition of her career achievements. Although she is not motivated by accolades, she has been recognized as the Educator of the Year by Iota Phi Lamda. Dr. White has also accepted the ACCCA Harry J. Buttimer Award for Distinguished Administration from the Association of California Community College Administrators.

In addition to her exemplary efforts in academic administration, Dr. White has also been heavily involved in music. She was notably invited to join the board of the Marin Symphony, operating as the president for four years. In her spare time, she also enjoys reading, bicycling, singing, walking and meditating. Looking toward the future, Dr. White plans to continue consulting while working on institutional and strategic planning.

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