“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.”

-Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As an Education Consultant and Student Development Specialist, Dr. Thomas Worthy provides directions and offers expertise to colleges and universities to advance a comprehensive vision for student learning, development and success.  As a champion for student-centered programming and services, Thomas Worthy assists colleges and universities in creating an undergraduate and graduate student experience that is predicated on critical thinking, learning, leadership, cultural competency, and social justice. In addition, she works closely with college administrators and community organization leaders to provide guidance, insights and recommendations on strategic planning, program reviews, curriculum development, accreditation, evaluation and assessment.


Thomas Worthy served as the Assistant Vice President for University Life and Associate Dean of Student Development at the University of San Francisco, Associate Dean of Students at Bucknell University, and the Director of the Black Cultural Center and Assistant Professor at Berea College. 


She is the co-creator of the Chambersburg YMCA Achievers college readiness curriculum, member of the Franklin County Head Start Board of Directors and the Chambersburg Area School District Realignment Committee, and Room Parent and volunteer at Shalom Christian Academy.  In recognition of her service to students and the community, she is the recipient of the YMCA Adult Achievers Award, Faculty Appreciation Award, Outstanding Leadership Award from the Office of Multicultural Student Services, and Instructional Leadership Award.


Thomas Worthy holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Education and Master of Arts in Sociology from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Tougaloo College.