AFIT Welcomes Dr. Heather Bigard, president of Lake-Sumter State College
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Bigard, president of Lake-Sumter State College, has joined AFIT.
As the College’s first female president, Heather is steering a transformative course to position Lake-Sumter as the community's premier choice for education and career training. In her inaugural year, she revitalized the campus and initiated a strategic plan focusing on increased access, workforce development, and student success.
Under her leadership, the College experienced a surge in enrollment, expanded high-demand programs, and introduced the LakeWorks partnership with Lake Technical College.
With 25+ years of higher education leadership, Heather brings invaluable experience and insight to our alliance. Join us in welcoming her to the AFIT community!