Courtesy, J. David Armstrong
June 7, 2013
J. David Armstrong, Jr. brings more than 25 years of experience as a state and national leader in higher education and economic development to his presidency at Broward College.
He leads one of the largest and most diverse colleges in America, enrolling more than 67,000 students from more than 175 different nations of origin. Under President Armstrong's leadership, the College has moved from a traditional community college to an institution that also offers baccalaureate programs in targeted workforce areas. Under his leadership, the College has been ranked among the top 10 community colleges in the nation, by the Washington D.C.-based Aspen Institute. Broward College is consistently ranked in the top 10 producers of degrees for minorities nationally. President Armstrong serves in a variety positions with non-profit, workforce and educational organizations including immediate past Chairman of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. President Armstrong also serves as Chair of Leadership Florida. President Armstrong is an alumnus of the Leadership Florida Class of 1999-2000 and a graduate of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. Previously he was the Chancellor of the Florida Community College System.