Campus Connection.

April 16, 2004 Volume 19, Number 17

Jeanne Clerc Named Associate Provost For Quad Cities And Extended Studies


Jeanne Clerc (pronounced CLAIRE), assistant vice president for educational affairs at Georgia Perimeter College, has been named associate provost for the Quad Cities and extended studies at Western, effective July 1.

“We look forward to having Dr. Clerc lead Western’s educational and outreach programs in the Quad Cities,” said Provost and Academic Vice President Joe Rallo in announcing her appointment. “She has experience in academic program development and administration in urban college settings and has been responsible for faculty and student support services.”

As associate provost Clerc will be responsible for long-term academic planning, implementing new projects and initiatives, budgeting, and managing resources at the Quad Cities campus and for serving as the primary administrator for Western’s Extended Studies activities. The associate provost provides leadership for collaboration between the Quad Cities and Macomb constituencies and works with community leaders and other institutions of higher education to develop and implement programs that meet the needs of traditional and nontraditional students.

Clerc has served as the assistant vice president for educational affairs and as a faculty member at Georgia Perimeter College since 1999. During 2000, she also served as interim vice president for academic affairs. At Georgia Perimeter she developed articulation agreements with other institutions, planned faculty orientation programs, worked with strategic planning and managed a $250,000 Faculty Fellows Program which resulted in the development of 27 distance learning courses.

She previously served as dean of health careers/science at Cuyahoga Community College, Parma, Ohio and dean of instruction and student services in the College of Health Sciences at Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley, Roanoke, VA. At Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, she served as the acting associate dean for the graduate school and associate professor and program director in the medical technology program.

Clerc has received the Georgia Perimeter College District Outstanding Professional and Administrative Staff Leadership Award, a Faculty Scholarly Award for Science and Technology and a Scientific Technical Research Award. She is the author of one textbook, “An Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science,” and numerous peer-reviewed journal articles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Saginaw Valley State College and a master’s degree in community college education, specializing in biology, from Central Michigan University. She earned an Ed.D. in allied health education/administration from the University of Houston.



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