Travis White, PhD

Tulsa Community College

Dr. Travis White was named Tulsa Community College’s Dean of the School of Business and Information Technology in 2019. He provides vision and leadership for the school and oversees its university transfer and workforce certificate and degree programs.

White joined TCC in November 2013 as Assistant Professor and Technology Learning Center Coordinator, Business and IT. In 2016, he was named department chair of Business Administration. With over 10 years of teaching experience, White has taught a diverse population of students in a variety of settings across the globe, including Mexico, Peru, South Korea, and the United States. In addition, he has management and leadership experience in organizations ranging in size from small nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies on four different continents, including Antarctica.

A native of Missouri, White earned his business administration degree with a major in both Management and Spanish from the University of Central Missouri, his Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies from Oklahoma State University. His research interests are socioeconomic contexts in higher education and the intersection of culture and commerce.

What do you hope to learn from the CCGE Fellows program? How to enable micro-pathways as a mechanism to broaden participation and promote more equitable outcomes in my community.