Dr. Cynthia McGregor has been serving students at Southwestern College since 2004, when she joined the faculty. Her background in performing arts gives her a unique perspective of how to connect with students and the community. She was in the classroom full time for 14 years before moving to her current role as the Dean of Arts, Communication and Social Sciences. Dr. McGregor's graduate degrees (PhD and Masters) were awarded from Northwestern University, and her Bachelor's in Music is from Oberlin Conservatory. She is currently a member of ACCCA, the Great Dean's Academy, and the La Jolla Symphony.