October 29, 2019, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President, Dr. Chris Reber, announced the appointment of Dr. Darryl Jones as the College’s new Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
“We are very happy to welcome Dr. Jones to Hudson County Community College,” Dr. Reber said. “He possesses a wealth of leadership and academic experience. Further, he is passionate about student success, and values diversity and inclusion, which are HCCC priorities.”
Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, Dr. Jones will provide vision, leadership, and supervision for all credit-bearing instructional areas; supervise academic deans and other leaders throughout the academic division; manage and ensure effective use of fiscal resources through appropriate hiring, planning, and scheduling; oversee academic and instructional budgets; ensure relevant program development and curricular change to best serve the College’s community; and ensure excellence in academic programs and services.
Dr. Jones comes to HCCC from Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) in Pennsylvania, where he served as the Vice President of the York Campus. Before joining HACC, Dr. Jones spent 12 years at the College of New Rochelle (NY), where he held several leadership roles including Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. He also taught a variety of psychology courses.
Dr. Jones holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Union Institute and University in Ohio, and a Master of Education degree in Counseling and Student Development Psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve for six years and was honorably discharged in 1990.
Dr. Jones will begin his new role at HCCC on November 12, 2019.