May 14, 2020 – The Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education announced the appointment of Dr. Brown to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Gateway Community College during the open session of the May 14 meeting, which was held virtually and attended by over 320 faculty, staff and students from the 12 Connecticut Community Colleges.

Dr. Brown’s duties as CEO include serving as the lead campus administrator and on-site operational leader, providing guidance on development and implementation of strategic plans along with budgetary, enrollment, academic, and related matters.

“The Campus CEO will provide critical focus, expertise and oversight of all campus functions and infrastructure while building a strong team of faculty and staff to provide an excellent learning experience four our students,” said Regional President, Thomas Coley, Ph.D.  “We look forward to welcoming Dr. Brown to the GCC campus and to working together to serve our students, our community and our region.”

Dr. Brown comes to Gateway Community College from Nashville State Community College, where he served as Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives. Prior to that he served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Housatonic Community College, Dean of Academic Affairs at Naugatuck Valley Community College and was a member of the Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty at Norwalk Community College. Dr. Brown will assume his duties as Campus CEO on July 6, 2020.

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