Message from the Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs supports the mission of Queensborough Community College through its dedication to academic excellence and rigor. The Office is responsible for academic programs and faculty. The College boasts ten dual/joint programs, 23 transfer degree programs, 15 career programs, and five certificate programs. The full-time faculty number 405 and hold degrees from prominent institutions of higher education. Eighty percent of full-time faculty hold either doctoral degrees or equivalencies. They are experts in their fields, are adept at fostering critical thinking skills across disciplines, driving creative curricular development, assessing academic programs, and engaging students in the classroom. Because of the expertise of our faculty, the academic environment at QCC is vibrant and actively engaged in supporting students as they work to master the information they receive both in and outside the classroom, advance their knowledge and form an appreciation for lifelong learning.

The Office of Academic Affairs, headed by the Acting Vice President, oversees the following areas:

  • Academic Departments
  • Academic Computing Center
  • Academies
  • Athletics
  • Coordinated Undergraduate Education
  • Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning
  • Faculty Development
  • Faculty Recruitment
  • Immersion Programs
  • Learning Centers
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Transfer Resource Center
  • Undergraduate and Faculty Research

Administration Building, Room 503 • 718-631-6344

Sandra Palmer, Ph.D.
Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs
Email: spalmer@qcc.cuny.edu


The other Senior Administrators in Academic Affairs are:

Arthur Corradetti, Ph.D.
Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
E-Mail: ACorradetti@qcc.cuny.edu

Shiang-Kwei Wang, Ph.D.
Dean for Research
Email: swang@qcc.cuny.edu

Kathleen Landy, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning
Email: klandy@qcc.cuny.edu

Michael Pullin, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Academics
Email: mpullin@qcc.cuny.edu

David Humphries, Ph.D.
Interim Assistant Dean of Faculty
Email: DHumphries@qcc.cuny.edu

Debra Maslanko
Administrative Director for Business Operations
Email: Dmaslanko@qcc.cuny.edu

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.