Atlantic Cape Presidential Search Finalists

The Atlantic Cape Community College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce we have selected three finalists for the presidency of Atlantic Cape Community College.

Announcement of Finalists

The Atlantic Cape Community College presidential finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Barbara Gaba, Ph.D.

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Barbara Gaba, Ph.D. is the Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union County College, NJ. Previously, she was the Dean of Academic and Student Support Services at Camden County College, NJ. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Sociology from Stony Brook University, SUNY, NY, a Master of Education in Educational Psychology from Rutgers University, NJ, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology from Bayero University, Nigeria.

Paula Pitcher D.M.

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Paula Pitcher, D.M. is the Senior Advisor to the Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. Previously, she served as the Vice President of Enrollment Management, Research and Planning at Middlesex Community College, MA. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Science from Texas State Technical College, TX, a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management and a Master of Business Administration from Bethel College, IN, and a Doctor of Management in Community College Policy & Administration from the University of Maryland University College, MD.

Irene Rios, Ed.D.

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Irene Rios, Ed.D.is the Dean of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at the Naugatuck Valley Community College, CT. Previously, she was the Dean for the Division of Graduate and Evening Adult Undergraduate Programs at Albertus Magnus College, CT. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management and a Master of Science in Curriculum Design and Instructional Strategies from the Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Hartford, CT.