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Midlands Technical College’s Rhames Elected to Chair National Association

Dr. Ronald L. Rhames, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Midlands Technical College (MTC), has been chosen to chair the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Board of Directors.

NACUBO is a membership organization representing more than 2,500 two-year and four-year colleges, universities, and higher education service providers across the country and around the world. NACUBO specifically represents chief business and financial officers through advocacy efforts, community service, and professional development activities. The association’s mission is to advance the economic viability and business practices of higher education institutions in fulfillment of their academic missions. Rhames has served on the NACUBO board since 2010 and as president of the Southern Association of College Business Officers board from 2011 to 2012.

“Dr. Rhames has dedicated his professional life to the business and financial operations of higher education,” said Dr. Marshall (Sonny) White, Jr., MTC president. “He has kept MTC financially stable during difficult times and I’m pleased to see his business and financial expertise acknowledged at a national level.”

Rhames, who has worked at MTC since 1990, previously served as vice president for fiscal affairs at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina.  He also is a former banker.