Cape Cod Community College names new VP of Academic & Student Affairs

Cape Cod Community College Names New Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

W. BARNSTABLE - Philip J. Sisson has been named Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Cape Cod Community College. Sisson, who had been serving as Dean of Arts and Sciences at CCCC has been a faculty member or administrator in academia for over 25 years at: Rhode Island College, Nichols College, Bristol Community College, and the Community College of Rhode Island, among others.

Philip Sisson, the College's new VP of Academic & Student Affairs.

The new vice president brings a strong background in Student Affairs, Continuing Education, and Academic Affairs, and earned the 2007 Distinguished Service Award given by the Association for Continuing High Education ( ACHE ), the network for leaders in lifelong learning.

In making the announcement to the College, President Kathleen Schatzberg noted, ?As an administrator, Vice President Sisson has many years of exemplary leadership in planning, academic and student affairs program development and evaluation, fiscal management and resource development, and business and community partnerships. He was selected following a highly competitive search process that drew 131 candidates, and was clearly the strongly preferred candidate with internal constituencies that included support staff, faculty, administrators, faculty, professional staff, and trustees. I am delighted to welcome Phil Sisson as Cape Cod Community College?s new Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs.?

Vice President Sisson holds a BA and a MA degree from Rhode Island College. He has completed graduate coursework in Educational Leadership at the University of Connecticut and has completed the coursework for an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration at the University of Massachusetts/Boston.

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