General Studies Degree Faculty

Rita Toliver-Roberts, Ed.D.

Rita Toliver-Roberts

Rita Toliver-Roberts

Vice President, Academic Advancement, Provost, and Professor

Ed.D., Rowan University
M.A., Rider University
B.A., Rowan University

Subject Areas: Psychology, Sociology, Higher Education Leadership, and Organizational Leadership

As Vice President of Academic Advancement & Provost, Dr. Rita Toliver-Roberts holds over 27 years experience working in higher education, advancing student success and innovative academic programming. She is responsible for Peirce's academic programs, graduate and undergraduate faculty, strategic partnerships, institutional and academic program accreditation, articulation agreements, and curriculum development. As a member of the faculty, Dr. Toliver-Roberts teaches psychology, sociology, higher education leadership, and organizational leadership and management courses.

As a transformational leader committed to closing the educational divide, Dr. Toliver-Roberts continuously promotes the importance of lifetime and higher learning. Dr. Toliver-Roberts is currently the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Wilson Harrison Education Foundation, board member of African American Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Philadelphia Summer Youth Employment Cabinet.

Dr. Toliver-Roberts graduated from Rowan University attaining degrees in Educational Leadership (Ed.D) and Psychology (B.A). She also earned a degree in Counseling (M.A.) from Rider University.

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    Peirce College's Associate of Arts General Studies degree is available both online or on-campus, with the same faculty members teaching courses for both learning formats. Our General Studies team members can vary from session to session since they teach in other programs at Peirce. For information on individual course instructors, please consult the course schedule.

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