August 13, 2014
Northampton Community College (NCC) has appointed Susan M. Salvador, Ed.D. as its new vice president, enrollment and student affairs.
Salvador comes to NCC with a distinguished professional record and international reputation in higher education. She is only one of two educators from a community college to serve as president of the American College Personnel Association-College Student Educators International, an organization representing student affairs educators, faculty, and undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in student affairs programs at nearly 1,500 colleges and universities around the world.
Salvador earned an Ed.D. in higher education administration from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; an M.Ed. in counseling and student personnel from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park; and a B.A. in psychology from Siena College in Loudonville, New York.
From 1988-2013, she served in varied positions at Monroe Community College (MCC), in Rochester, New York, culminating in vice president for student services. MCC is the third largest community college in the State University of New York system. Among the areas Salvador oversaw were advisement and graduation services, athletics, counseling, international and veterans services, the career and transfer center, campus events, financial aid, services for students with disabilities, student life and leadership development, health services and residence hall life.
Prior to joining Monroe Community College, she worked in student affairs at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio and in the office of higher and adult continuing education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Salvador is the recipient of numerous awards such as American College Personnel Association Service to the Profession Award; Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's Distinguished College Administrator Award; Champion of the Month and Mildred Bulpitt Women of the Year Award from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges; Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contributions to the Student Services Profession from the New York State Assembly; and more.
She has contributed scholarly work to many professional journals and given presentations at numerous conferences.
Salvador has a long history of community involvement, including service to the Susan B. Anthony House and Museum, the Foundation Board of the Rochester Young Women's College Preparatory Charter School of Rochester, the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Board, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and United Way, to name a few.