Sandra Palmer, Ph.D.

Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Location: Administration Building 503
Office Phone: 718 281-5731
E-Mail: spalmer@qcc.cuny.edu

Dr. Sandra Palmer

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.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.