HUDSON, N.Y. – George Timmons, Ph.D., of Schenectady, N.Y., has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia-Greene Community College.
Prior to accepting the position, Timmons served in several capacities at Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y., including Founding Dean of Online and Learning Services, Associate Provost of the Center for Online Education, Learning and Academic Services, and most recently as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts.
In the course of his career, Timmons has volunteered for several professional boards and community organizations, including the Capital District YMCA and as a mentor with the Sponsor-A-Scholar program of Albany. He is also an active member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) – a non-governmental association that conducts accreditation and pre-accreditation activities for institutions of higher education in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands – currently serving as a peer evaluator and on the Committee on Substantive Change.
Timmons is a graduate of the American Council on Education’s ACE Fellow Program, a higher-education leadership development initiative, and of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE). He holds a bachelor of science degree in Financial Management from Norfolk State University, a master of science degree in Higher Education – Student Affairs and Counseling from Old Dominion University, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University.
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Photo Caption: George Timmons, Ph.D., of Schenectady, N.Y., has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y.