Public Invited to Participate in Survey as Part of Search for Lord Fairfax Community College’s New President

For Immediate Release:
August 17, 2017

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

With the retirement of Dr. Cheryl Thompson-Stacy as president of Lord Fairfax Community College, the LFCC College Board and the Virginia Community College System will conduct a nationwide search for her replacement. 

Lord Fairfax invites the community to provide input on the college’s priorities for the next three to five years.  A brief, online survey can be found at  Paper copies are available at the college’s locations in Middletown, Warrenton, Luray, and Vint Hill. 

The survey will be available through August 21, 2017.  Responses are anonymous and will become part of the material considered by the LFCC Board in the search process. 

The educational and economic impact of LFCC is significant.  With a service region that includes the City of Winchester and the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, and Warren, LFCC offers residents the opportunity to  earn an associate degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, earn an industry credential, switch careers, or continue lifelong learning.



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.