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Columbia College hires Henry as director of NAS Jacksonville campus

Lori Henry has been named director of Columbia College-NAS Jacksonville. Henry will be responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the campus, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment and retention.

“Lori has a military background and experience in both management and education,” said Dr. Gary Massey, dean for Adult Higher Education. “We are pleased to add her talents to our team.”

Prior to joining the college, Henry served as a department representative for Webster University in Melbourne, Fla. She also has experience as a financial aid officer, VA representative and admissions representative for Florida Metropolitan University. Henry is retired from the Army.

Henry holds master’s degrees in management and leadership and human resources development from Webster University.

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