Dr. Michael Green of Clifton Park, an educational administrator, faculty member and researcher with 27 years experience, has joined Hudson Valley Community College as the new Executive to the President for Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning.
Dr. Green will continue the work begun at the college in creating an effective and accountable assessment plan that will have a real effect on the future direction of the college. He also will be responsible for overseeing the college’s preparation for the Middle States accreditation process.
Dr. Green comes to the college after serving the University at Albany in several roles, most recently as assistant dean of the School of Education for the past 17 years. He was the recipient of Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service in 1996. Dr. Green has also worked internationally as a consultant with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Haiti, Indonesia, Nepal and Somalia.
In addition, he has served as the president of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, the Eastern Educational Research Association, and the State and Regional Educational Research Associations Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.
In addition to his administrative work at the university, Dr. Green also served as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Education.
He received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Syracuse University.
Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 associate’s degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, Hudson Valley has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.