LFCC Announces the Appointment of Two New Administrators

For Immediate Release:
July 24, 2006

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) recently announced the appointment of two new administrators who joined LFCC this month.

Kathleen Quinlan Johnson, a Front Royal resident, joins the College as the vice president of financial and administrative services. Johnson’s responsibilities in this role include serving as a member of the College’s administrative team and providing leadership for the business, information technology, facilities and security units. Prior to joining LFCC, Johnson was the director of finance for the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering at George Mason University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in decision sciences and a master’s degree in business administration from Mason.

Ross Seligman, a Warrenton resident, joins the College as the dean of learning at the Fauquier Campus. In this capacity, Seligman will manage instructional services at the Fauquier Campus. This includes supervising all full- and part-time faculty and managing the curriculum for the Fauquier Campus. Before joining LFCC, Seligman served as a psychology instructor and chair of the Social Sciences Department at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Ore. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Occidental College and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from California State University, Los Angeles. Seligman has also completed doctoral coursework and qualifying exams at Claremont Graduate University in the area of social and quantitative psychology.


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.