Dr. Lady June Cole to Serve as President of the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area

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(Columbia, SC) – Lady June Hubbard-Cole, PhD., began her term as President of the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area on July 1, 2021. Dr. Cole served as the second woman and the 25th President/CEO of Allen University. As a tenured, Full Professor and lifelong educator, she is a widely respected administrator and scholar, with two graduate degrees from Harvard University and a doctorate from Boston College. Dr. Cole also holds a Master’s of Education from John Carroll University and a Bachelor’s of Science from Hampton University. 

Dr. Cole has extensive experience as a local and international community leader with expertise in teaching, professional development, public speaking, and administration. Her passion in working with local, national, and international organizations keeps her actively involved in social and political issues. She has worked in educational leadership positions for over 25 years and has served on numerous Boards.


Dr. Cole continues to work to empower women and community members through organizations like the League of Women Voters. “It gives me great pleasure to accept the role of President of the LWV- Columbia Area. I want to thank the Board with whom I have gotten to know over the past few years and the membership, for this vote of confidence. I hope that together, we can continue to “Empower Voters and Defend Democracy” in our uniquely non-partisan way.”

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

To learn more about the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area visit https://my.lwv.org/south-carolina/columbia-area and follow the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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