Sandra Palmer, Ph.D.
Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office Location: Administration Building 503
Office Phone: 718 281-5731
Dr. Sandra Palmer, currently Queensborough's Dean of Faculty, was appointed as Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective September 1, 2018. Dr. Palmer's wide array of accomplishments as Dean of Faculty at Queensborough includes identifying and pursuing college-wide grant opportunities for faculty and developing new strategies to improve student success, particularly as it relates to college readiness. Prior to joining Queensborough in 2015, Dr. Palmer spent 24 years working with faculty and academic initiatives as a faculty member and department chairperson and in academic affairs leadership roles at Suffolk Community College/SUNY, Naugatuck Valley Community College and Manchester Community College (Conn.), where she was Provost and Chief Academic Officer. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Art History from University of California, Davis, and a Master's degree and Ph.D. in Art History from The University of Chicago. Dr. Palmer also earned an MBA in Management from Adelphi University.