With a focus to grow enrollment, Executive Vice President Bill Crawford has appointed Dr. Lorri Ague to the position of Vice President for Non-Traditional and Graduate Studies at San Diego Christian College (SDCC). This new position will help the college bring newly focused attention to the growth of our Non-Traditional & Graduate enrollment and student population.

Executive Vice President Bill Crawford remarked on her appointment, “With enrollment growth as my primary mission and that of the Board of Trustees, this appointment of Dr. Lorri Ague will help the college bring a newly focused attention to the growth of our non-traditional and graduate programs. With Dr. Lorri’s expertise and life-long commitment to education, I am confident we will experience exponential growth in this program.”

Dr. Lorri Ague has served as an educator for over forty years, beginning as an elementary school teacher. Most recently, she served as the Dean of Non-Traditional and Graduate Studies, providing direction and vision for the program. Under the leadership of the Executive Vice President, this move to Vice President will allow her to manage multiple and complex programs, impacting broad constituencies.

Dr. Lorri Ague commented, “My passion is to create learning environments that motivate, educate and develop learners.”

San Diego Christian College launched its non-traditional programs in the early 2000s and added its first graduate program, Master of Arts in Teaching in 2015. Its second graduate program, Master of Science in Leadership, was added the following year. Currently, SDCC’s non-traditional and graduate program offerings include Associate, Bachelors, Teaching Credential, Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Science in Leadership, with various areas of emphasis.

Dr. Lorri Ague received her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and Master of Science in Educational Supervision and Administration from Tennessee Temple University. She earned her Doctorate in Education from St. Mary’s University.

Dr. Lorri serves on Literacy First Charter School’s Board of Education and is involved in the Santee School District serving on their Strategic Planning Committee. She has served as the President of Christian Adult Higher Education Association (CAHEA), is involved with the San Diego Education Consortium (SDEC), and she is a Fellow of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) Leadership Institute.

For more information about SDCC’s non-traditional and graduate programs, click here.