minger and colegrove 12.06.12

Dr. Michael Colegrove and Michael H. Minger Foundation President Gail Minger


The Michael H. Minger Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael B. Colegrove to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Colegrove is the Vice President of Student Services and a professor of Education at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. Dr. Colegrove will bring a great deal of experience through education, preparation and evaluation of programs, development, and leadership to the mission of the Foundation.

We welcome Dr. Colegrove and look forward to our working together in making our nation’s campus communities safer for our nation’s future, our students.

About Dr. Colegrove

Dr. Michael B. Colegrove has served as a school administrator for 39 years. He is currently Vice President for Student Services, Professor of Education and Director of Leadership Studies at the University of the Cumberlands located in Williamsburg, KY.

His civilian career has been enriched by a 30 year military career. His military training and leadership opportunities have prepared him to positively deal with challenging situations.

He is an experienced online instructor in the area of educational administration and leadership having taught graduate level classes for several years. He has achieved outstanding results and always strives to create a user-friendly learning environment. His goal is always to use the available technology for the benefit of the students. He believes that the key to effective teaching is the creation of an environment which will allow the students to learn without intimidation and without obstacles. Students will learn at high levels when provided this instructional climate

He has also been actively involved in the institutional accreditation process having served as member or chairman of more than 20 visiting committees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This experience has provided Dr. Colegrove a unique opportunity to evaluate the internal workings of successful and unsuccessful institutions. He knows firsthand the requirements for achieving success. He has had experience with non-profit and for-profit schools.

Dr. Colegrove and his wife Donna, reside in Williamsburg, KY. Mrs. Colegrove is a retired music teacher. The Colegroves have one daughter, Kimberly who is married to Matt Joyce. Matt and Kimberly have two sons, Jackson and William